OSCAR-winning actor Adrien Brody is in talks to join Naomi Watts and JACK BLACK in Peter Jackson's anticipated King Kong remake.

THE PIANIST star has been offered the role of JACK DRISCOLL, a former World War I fighter pilot who is the love interest for Watts' character ANN DARROW.

Black will play showman CARL DENHAM, who brings the giant gorilla to New York City from Skull Island.

The movie, which is expected to be released on 14 December 2005, will begin shooting this summer (04) in Jackson's native New Zealand.

01/04/2004 09:01