Jackson & Co.

November 17, 2000

Another Cast Photo and Miscellaneous Tidbits
Staff Reporter

But that's not to say Jackson hasn't been up to his old tricks. He says he's still coming up with a world first in his treatment of an animated character. Gollum will be computer-generated but will "retain the essence of the actor" - so much so that Jackson hopes to "break through a barrier" in the way Andy Serkis "acts" the part of Gollum.


... it will be another 13 months ... before his magnum opus premieres on screen at The Embassy, followed by 8,000 to 10,000 other screens around the world.

Editor's Note: The Embassy is Wellington's biggest and finest movie theatre, recently refurbished and with revamped sound, with support from Jackson. He released "The Frighteners" exclusively there in Wellington.