News for Jul. 18, 2005

Kong Previewed At Comic-Con

7/18/05, 8:14 pm EST - Xoanon

Jack Black, Adrien Brody and Naomi Watts, the core cast of Peter Jackson's upcoming King Kong remake, appeared at Comic-Con International on July 16 in San Diego and screened previously unseen footage of a climactic effects sequence to an enthusiastic audience. Director Peter Jackson opened the panel with a videotaped message talking about how the original 1933 King Kong film influenced his career. Jackson then teased the crowd about wanting to see some footage from his film, then introduced an exclusive clip to a raucous crowd of more than 6,000 fans. [More]