News for Jan. 10, 2006

Kong's secret identity

1/10/06, 4:49 pm EST - Xoanon

In computer-generated bodies not his own, Andy Serkis has starred in two of the most humongously budgeted films of the decade. Serkis, who stands 5 feet 8 inches, plays the role of Kong in Peter Jackson's $200 million-plus "King Kong." As he was for the "precious"-hungry Gollum in Jackson's $300 million-plus "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, Serkis has again been transformed by computer graphics into a fantastical creature. [More]