Turner Broadcasting has secured the broadcast-premiere rights for King Kong, scheduled to swing on to TV in 2008.... Universal Pictures is working on a big-screen adaptation of Robert Ludlum's The Sigma Protocol, about an American economist targeted by professional assassins.... Per Variety, the current front-runners to be the Bond girl in Casino Royale are Eva Green (The Dreamers) and Olivia Wilde (The O.C.).... Crime author Patricia Cornwell is donating at least $500,000 to help researchers solve the mystery of the sinking of the Confederate submarine Hunley. If only she invested as much in the ending of Trace. Grrrr.