News for Mar. 20, 2005

The long climb to the top

3/20/05, 11:32 am EST - Xoanon

From years of demoralising rejections to stardom. From obscurity to the Oscars. From being just another Australian struggling in Los Angeles to the lead in Peter Jackson's King Kong. Naomi Watts knows more than most about the distance from the pavement to the penthouse in Hollywood. In Sydney for the premiere of The Ring 2 on the weekend, the actress who emerged in Flirting and the miniseries Brides of Christ insists that not much has changed since she reached the top floor via the stairs rather than the express lift. [More]