King Kong: According to FilmStew, actor Thomas Kretschmann has joined the cast of Peter Jackson's King Kong remake...

Thomas Kretsch-mann (The Pianist) is about to sign on the dotted line to join Naomi Watts, Jack Black and Adrien Brody in the cast of Peter Jackson's remake of 1933's King Kong for Universal Pictures. Kretschmann will play the boat captain who transports the gigantic gorilla to the U.S.

Meanwhile, Kretschmann has also been cast as Dr. Frankenstein in Dean Koontz's Frankenstein for cable unit USA Network. It's in production already and being executive produced by Koontz with Martin Scorsese and Tony Krantz.

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