In 1933 the sight of a helpless Fay Wray being carted off by giant chest-beater King Kong just about summed up the plight of women in Hollywood. Seventy years later Lord Of The Rings team Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh and Peter Jackson have been offered $20mto script and produce a new version. This payout brackets the three with the likes of Spielberg and Cruise, a huge achievement for Boyens and Walsh in the boys’ club that is Hollywood. [More]