King Kong: what astronomical salary did Peter Jackson get to make this film? | SEN360.SN

Released in theaters in 2005, the film King Kong, carried by Naomi Watts, Andy Serkis, Adrien Brody, or even Jack Black, will be rebroadcast on France 2 Sunday August 9, 2020, from 10:45 p.m. Directed by filmmaker Peter Jackson, this feature film is a remake of the 1933 King Kong. In making this film, the New Zealand filmmaker has made the dream of a lifetime come true. Only 13 years old, the young Peter Jackson had first tried to shoot his adaptation of King Kong. Using a model of the Empire State building and plastic dinosaurs, he had recorded some images of the final scene with the family camera.

A few years later, in 1996, Peter Jackson, who had already proven himself as a director, was offered to stage a new King Kong by the Universal studio. “It was a second-degree adventure film, very Hollywood, full of gags, cookie-cutter replicas,” he admitted at the time. However, only a few months after the start of pre-production, the project was finally abandoned. A bad for a good since it allowed Peter Jackson to look into the adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. It is finally crowned 17 Oscars for his cult trilogy that the filmmaker has finally managed to shoot his own version of King Kong. A feature film thanks to which he will earn a real fortune.

Indeed, the incredible critical and commercial success of the Lord of the Rings trilogy helping, Peter Jackson managed to negotiate a fee of 20 million dollars from the production, the largest salary ever paid to a director at the time. However, the filming of King Kong was not easy for the filmmaker who, completely exhausted, had to leave his place behind the camera to his colleague Bryan Singer for two days. The latter was then in Australia (…)

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