Get a Time-Lapsed Look at How King Kong's 2,000-Pound Gorilla Comes Together

The new musical descends on Broadway this fall.

King Kong, a new musical set to begin Broadway previews October 5 at the Broadway Theatre, has released a time-lapse video showing the construction of the production's 2,000-pound, 20-foot-high gorilla. Built in Melbourne, Australia, the behemoth title character is ready to take New York by storm, where its brand-new marquee is ready and waiting. Take a close-up look below, and keep your eyes peeled for him this fall.