Peter Jackson will make his first-ever appearance at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July to promote District 9, which he produced, according to the New York Times.  Jackson has never before appeared at Comic-Con, despite his success with genre films such as King Kong and the three Lord of the Rings movies, all of which he directed.  But he’s making it to Comic-Con to promote District 9, directed by Neill Blomkamp who will also appear at the show. 

District 9, which tells the story of an extraterrestrial race that lives in slums on Earth, will be released on August 14th.