Producer | Director | Writer
Started writing a remake of King Kong (1933) in 1996, which went through several drafts, until in 2003 he made one that was greenlighted by Universal.
I don't quite know what an auteur is. I've never quite understood that term, because filmmaking is such a huge team effort, you - I mean, I regard myself as being sort of the final filter, so everything that ends up in the movie is there, because ...
Likes to make cameo appearances in his movies: the morgue assistant in Dead Alive (1992), the homeless man in Heavenly Creatures (1994), the dude in The Frighteners (1996), the drunk in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), the ...
Pukerua Bay, North Island, New Zealand
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