Saturday, October 22, 2005

MOUNTAIN GORILLAS - Weaver Heads Back Into the Mist

FilmStew.com is among a number of sources reporting on a new film from the BBC's Natural History Unit. Sigourney Weaver, star of the movies is returning to the jungles of Africa to make a film for Animal Planet on the life and work of Dian Fossey.
Sigourney Weaver, who picked up an Oscar nomination for playing Dian Fossey in Gorillas in the Mist, is going back into the jungles of Africa.

Weaver is set to travel to Rwanda for a retrospective of the life and work of Fossey, an animal conservationist who helped prevent the mountain gorilla from becoming extinct. Gorillas Revisited With Sigourney Weaver will be narrated by Weaver and produced by BBC's Natural History Unit for Animal Planet.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I came across the filming for this in July of this year while visiting Rwanda - should make fascinating viewing, but surprised not on until mid-2006
Lochlann