News for Dec. 20, 2005

In the primate of his life

12/20/05, 9:06 pm EST - Xoanon

It's the eyes. Sometimes blue and fierce, blazing with pain, at others brown and gentle, looking for love. But always they are expressive. They have gazed down from the heights of a movie screen for years now, though rarely from the same face. While actors always try to shift their appearance from role to role, few are as unrecognizable as Andy Serkis has been. Then again, he's not really known for playing humans. Serkis' movements and facial expressions were captured for the computer-generated creation of the pale and wasted Gollum in Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and again for the title character of Jackson's just released "King Kong." [More]