News for Dec. 10, 2005

Peter Jackson Interview on BBC

12/10/05, 4:20 pm EST - Xoanon

From an early age, Peter Jackson dreamed of remaking King Kong, the classic fantasy movie directed by Merian C Cooper and Ernest B Shoedsack in 1933. His first attempt, aged 12, was, unsurprisingly, a failure. When he tried again in the mid 90s, the studios pulled the plug. But then he hit box-office and studio paydirt with Lord Of The Rings and finally, Jackson was able to revive King Kong and fulfil the childhood dream he had stubbornly clung to for more than three decades. The results are astonishing. [More]