News for Dec. 19, 2005

Scream Queen, Yes. Damsel in Distress, No.

12/19/05, 10:19 pm EST - Xoanon

Naomi Watts has a trademark scream. It's a high-pitched screech capable of sustaining an eardrum-shattering intensity until it is sharply silenced by the sight, or roar, of something more terrifying. If that analysis sounds a bit detailed, it's because audiences get to hear plenty of the horror movie veteran's wail in the upcoming "King Kong" remake. What they don't hear, however, is the actress cry for help. Watts' portrayal of Ann Darrow - the object of the eighth wonder of the world's affection - is from the new stock of superhero girlfriend. [More]