News for Dec. 16, 2005

'Kong' promo partners in action with Jackson

12/16/05, 12:17 pm EST - Xoanon

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The critics aren't the only ones raving about Peter Jackson's "King Kong." For the film's promotional partners, the movie represents a rare opportunity to have a director of Jackson's caliber creatively involved in their programs, for which they've awarded him their own thumbs up. Universal Pictures co-president of marketing Eddie Egan said Jackson had "input and involvement on every aspect of the many global partnership campaigns in support of 'King Kong,' going far beyond the level of collaboration the studio has had with any other filmmaker on movie tie-ins." [More]