News for Mar. 27, 2005

Jackson drew Watts to King Kong

3/27/05, 11:25 am EST - Xoanon

Australian beauty Naomi Watts jumped at the chance to star in Hollywood re- make King Kong because she is a huge fan of New Zealand-born film-maker Peter Jackson. The Mulholland Drive actress has no great love for computer effects-laden blockbusters - but she couldn't turn down the opportunity to work with Oscar- winning director Jackson, who was catapulted to fame by the Lord of the Rings trilogy. [More]