News for Jul. 12, 2005

King Kong Diet

7/12/05, 8:39 pm EST - Xoanon

Need to lose 70 pounds? Try the Peter Jackson method. The director known almost as much for his slovenly look as for his "Lord of the Rings" trilogy lost the weight while working on "King Kong." "I was cutting during the day, shooting during the night and getting about three hours' sleep. I thought I was some kind of Superman, but it knackered me," the New Zealand native told Entertainment Weekly. In plain English, he spent 21 hours a day directing and editing for several months. [More]