Legendary Pictures tackle yet another mega monster movie legend - King Kong with their new partners at Universal Studios. This new take on the iconic character is set to be a prequel to the original King Kong and will attempt to explain Kong's origins. The film, titled Kong: Skull Island begins filming this May on Kauai, Hawaii, with a projected release date of March 10th 2017. According to locals, the codename for Skull Island throughout filming on the island will be known as "Titan".
Soon filming on Kauai.. Kong: Skull Island starring Michael Keaton and J.K. Simmons. From Universal Pictures.— Bob Movie Guy Jasper (@Kauaimovieguy) March 15, 2015
Currently, Legendary and Universal's Kong: Skull Island will star Avengers' Tom Hiddleston, Birdman's Michael Keaton and Spider-Man's J.K. Simmons; written by Godzilla (2014) scribe Max Borenstein and John Gatins.
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Kong: Skull Island March 10th, 2017
More about Kong: Skull Island (movie)
Kong: Skull Island is a new King Kong film set in the new Legendary / Warner Brothers / Universal Pictures Kaiju cinematic universe. Acting as a blood relative and somewhat of a sequel to 2014's Godzilla, Skull Island will introduce King Kong like never before.
In March 2017, the producers of Godzilla transport audiences to the birthplace of one of the most powerful monster myths of all in KONG: SKULL ISLAND, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures.
When a scientific expedition to an uncharted island awakens titanic forces of nature, a mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man. Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly star in a thrilling and original new adventure that reveals the untold story of how Kong became King.
Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Kong: Skull Island's release date is March 10th, 2017.
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