News for Dec. 12, 2005

6,000-lb King Kong Travels Via 'Kong-Voy'

12/12/05, 8:40 pm EST - Xoanon

6,000-lb King Kong Travels Via 'Kong-Voy' From Film's New York World Premiere to Universal Studios Hollywood, as World's Largest Movie Studio and Theme Park Kicks Off Holiday Celebration Beginning December 14. UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Immediately following his debut at the King Kong world premiere in New York City, the behemoth 6,000-lb silverback gorilla Kong has embarked on a cross country "Kong-voy" journey, traveling from Times Square to Universal Studios Hollywood. Towering over 20 ft. in height, Kong will become the centerpiece of the holiday celebration at the world's largest movie studio and theme park beginning December 14. The gigantic ape will arrive at Universal Studios Hollywood with fanfare commensurate with his screen presence. Following arrival of the "Kong-voy," Kong will be airlifted into the theme park in preparation to loom over guests at the heart of the park's adrenaline-pumping rides and attractions. [More]