You’re never going to believe this, but Jack Black has been in cast in Peter Jackson’s remake of King Kong for Universal Pictures according to The Hollywood Reporter. Jackson and Fran Walsh will produce the film under their WingNut Films banner. Black will play Carl Denham, an adventurous filmmaker and showman trying to make a name for himself in 1930s New York. Robert Armstrong played the role in the 1933 original. Black joins Naomi Watts, who is playing Ann Darrow, an American actress who makes a living performing in Broadway song and dance shows. Fay Wray starred as Darrow in the original.