Serkis will provide the movement for the motion capture reference, which will then be used as the basis for a computer generated image of Kong, the mighty ape.
"While Andy will provide very valuable onset reference, this doesn't mean we will be softening Kong by attempting to humanize him," Jackson told The Hollywood Reporter. "The power of the story lies in the fact that this is a savage beast from a hostile environment, and we don't intend to compromise that."
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