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Actor Andy Serkis will reprise his role as Gollum in Peter Jackson's upcoming two-part film, The Hobbit. Dan Steinberg/AP Photo hide caption

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Serkis: Playing Virtual Parts On The Big Screen

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King Kong stands atop New York's Empire State Building as he holds an airplane during an attack by fighter planes in a scene from the 1933 film King Kong. AP hide caption

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The Making Of 'King Kong': Screams, Score And More

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Fountains Of Wayne: Pop For Summer's Warm Intensity

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