Peter Jackson's King Kong
is the second big-screen remake of the 1933 classic
. Set in the 1930s, the film follows a group of advantageous American adventurers who travel to a secluded island in search of a fabled giant ape. Not only do they find the 25-foot primate, they're also faced with an assortment of prehistoric creatures previously thought to be long extinct. Filling the shoes worn first by Fay Wray
, and later by Jessica Lange
in the 1976 version, is Naomi Watts
, who plays Ann Darrow, the only person who can calm the mighty Kong. Adrien Brody
and Jack Black
also star.Related Links:An exclusive look at 'King Kong'