Universal Pictures announced today that the final trailer for its new dramatic adventure King Kong , directed by triple Academy Award® winner Peter Jackson, will be shown in theaters across the country on Friday, November 4.

The trailer will precede screenings of Jarhead, Oscar® winner Sam Mendes' adaptation of Marine Anthony Swofford's bracing memoir of his disorienting firsthand experience in the Gulf War. Jarhead stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx and Peter Sarsgaard and opens tomorrow.

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Adam Fogelson, president of marketing, and Eddie Egan, co-president of marketing, Universal Pictures made the following statement: "In June, Peter Jackson whet audience's appetites with a first look at King Kong . Tomorrow, moviegoers will discover the truly epic nature of what Peter and his team have created, which will awe and thrill audiences when the movie comes out on December 14."

The King Kong trailer has also become the first theatrical trailer made available for download to iPod video. Viewers may find the trailer hosted online exclusively at Apple.com.

King Kong will be released December 14, 2005.

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Triple Academy Award® winner Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) directs the dramatic adventure King Kong , bringing his sweeping cinematic vision to the iconic story of the gigantic ape captured in the wild and brought to civilization where he meets his tragic fate. Jackson assumes directing, producing and co-screenwriting duties and surrounds himself with a list of superlative filmmaking and acting talents.

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