The marketing for Kong: Skull island has increased as the film gets closer. First, there was a new poster revealed at New York Comic Con, which displayed Skull island. This poster revealed many secrets under special lighting, and we covered it earlier. Today, a live viral website for Kong Skull Island was uncovered.
This website is a in-universe website, focusing on the initial search for Skull Island, utilizing radar technology. The websites seems to have many hints as to Skull Island's connections to the Godzilla universe. most notably is that the website is run by Monarch, the secret government organization that investigated Godzilla and the MUTO's in the 2014 movie.
So far there appears to be a lot to discover a the website indicates that the 'LANDSAT Intercept' is 29 percent complete. However, what is interesting is that the website has a thermal imaging system that allows you to see the topography of the world through a rotating map.
So far it does not appear that the website is being made available to interact with at this time. The screen merely shows the Radar targeting system looking over a random section and there does not appear to be at this time a way in which to control it.
We will keep you updated as developments as they progress. It may be that as the film gets closer more will be made available on the site. It certainly appears that there are plenty of secrets that may be uncovered on this viral site soon!
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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