October 17, 2011 3:08pm PT by THR staff
'The Descendants' Website Introduces the King Family
Fox Searchlight’s drama The Descendants is all about family.
So, to give viewers a better look at the King family, Fox Searchlight has launched an interactive website that digs deeper into their family tree.
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The Descendants centers about Matt King (George Clooney), a land baron who attempts to build a better relationship with his daughters after his wife falls into a coma. Alexander Payne’s drama screened at the Toronto Film festival, and is quickly gathering awards buzz.
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The interactive site has video clips of each of the family members and their descendants. Set against a beautiful Hawaii backdrop (since the film is based there), viewers can meet Matt King’s ancestors, which include Hawaiian royalty.
Visit the site here.