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‘King Kong’ Live-Action Series in the Works at Disney+

Disney+ is exploring a trip to Skull Island. The streamer is in the early stages of development on a live-action King Kong series. The project from Disney Branded Television will be based on the 1933 film conceived by producer and director Merian C. Cooper and more recent novelizations by artist Joe DeVito, made in conjunction […]

Adrien Brody Turned Down ‘Lord of the Rings’ — And Regretted It

Adrien Brody turned down a chance to be in Lord of the Rings, a decision he immediately regretted when he saw the Peter Jackson epic in the theater. In a recent career retrospective with GQ, the Oscar-winning actor revealed the surprising fact, as he talked about the film he did do with Jackson, 2005’s King […]

Showtime’s New Releases Coming in July 2020

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to Showtime in July 2020.

‘King Kong’ or ‘Gone With the Wind’? Investigating Hitler’s Bizarre Hollywood Obsessions

The brutal Nazi dictator was a major film buff, with tastes ranging from Laurel and Hardy to Mickey Mouse (his propaganda chief gifted him a set of the Disney films).

Richard H. Kline, Cinematographer on ‘Camelot,’ ‘Body Heat’ and ‘King Kong,’ Dies at 91

Richard H. Kline, the two-time Oscar-nominated cinematographer who shot such films as 'Camelot,' 'Star Trek: The Motion Picture,' 'Body Heat' and the 1976 remake of 'King Kong,' has died. He was 91.

Locarno: Adrien Brody to Receive Leopard Club Award

The Oscar-winning star of 'The Pianist' will be honored at the Swiss festival on Aug. 4.

‘King Kong Skull Island’ TV Series in the Works

The drama, which has yet to be taken out to networks, will have a female lead and multicultural ensemble.

San Sebastian Festival Sets ‘King Kong’ Directors Retrospective

The Spanish fest will celebrate the works of Hollywood Golden Age filmmakers Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack.

Tom Hiddleston to Star in Legendary’s ‘King Kong’ Origins Film ‘Skull Island’

Indie director Jordan Vogt-Roberts ('The Kings of Summer') will helm

Carlo Rambaldi, Italian Effects Master Behind ‘E.T.,’ Dies at 86

Rambaldi, whose work also includes "Alien" and "King Kong," won three Oscars using robotics and makeup. But his career began to suffer with the rise of computerized effects.