News for Jul. 18, 2005

'Kong' Delights Comic Fans

7/18/05, 8:10 pm EST - Xoanon

As expected, Universal's remake of the 1933 horror classic "King Kong" also proved a big hit at the (Comic-Con) convention. Peter Jackson, who is halfway through postproduction on a complex FX epic that is due for delivery in November, opted to stay on active duty 6,700 miles away in New Zealand, and sent a charmingly chatty reel to the convention accompanied by the trailer, which has already hit theaters and the Internet. [More]