News for Sep. 02, 2004

Jackson won't ape original King Kong

9/02/04, 9:21 am EST - Xoanon

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Award-winning New Zealand director Peter Jackson will relive a childhood dream when filming of his remake of the 1933 classic "King Kong" begins in Wellington next week. Speaking to reporters at his Wellington studio on Thursday, Jackson, who helmed the blockbuster "The Lord of The Rings" trilogy, said his first attempt to film "King Kong" was at the age of 13. [More]