Comic-Con: Legendary Announces 'King Kong' Movie 'Skull Island'

Legendary Pictures will travel back to King Kong's home island to show his origins in 'Skull Island', coming November 2016.

Shortly after Legendary Pictures announced its monster line-up for Godzilla 2, which includes Mothra, King Ghidorah and Rodan, they announced that they will also be bringing King Kong back to the big screen in Skull Island.

Could a new Godzilla vs. King Kong movie be far behind?

Skull Island will travel back to Kong's home island and show his origins, along with some of the other fantastical creatures and monsters that live there. The film will be released on November 4, 2016.

Legendary had this to say about the movie:

Previous works have touched on the island, but staying and exploring this mysterious and dangerous place offers Legendary the opportunity to take audiences deeper inside this rich world with a style and scope that parallels other Legendary productions.

Skull Island comes to theaters November 4th, 2016 and stars Tom Hiddleston. The film is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

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Comments (11)

  1. Dominick Mezzapesa

    The movie script for Kong vs Godzilla

    King Kong : emerges from the wild and lets out a mighty roar while beating his cvhest

    Godzilla: Steps on Kong,

    The end

    3 months agoby @Dominick-MezzapesaFlag

  2. T. King (Red Camera Man)

    I wonder if Peter Jackson knows about this yet.

    3 months agoby @redcameramanFlag

  3. Lance Veal

    Universal Studios is currently clearing out land behind their Jurassic Park zone at Islands of Adventure. There has been a rumor for sometime now that they are planning to build Skull Island there. Now it all makes sense now that this has been announced.

    3 months agoby @Lance-VealFlag

  4. Mka47

    king kong vs godzilla? wouldn't the "new" godzilla just step on king kong?

    3 months agoby @mka47Flag

  5. Bellandedward1

    They have to get peter Jackson to direct this if not then that's not right I had heard that he already in the process of the sequel to king Kong entitled Son of Kong as a 2 part sequel I'll probably see if if it looks good

    3 months agoby @bellandedward1Flag

  6. CoreyB

    @kguy Peter Jackson did do a great job but that was 2006 I believe right or 2005? Maybe this can be same universe.? I doubt it but any matter...bring Andy Serkis back for sure

    3 months agoby @CoreyBFlag

  7. Movie-Man Smith

    Oh my goodness YES!! Tickets please.

    3 months agoby @Movie-Man-SmithFlag

  8. ObiWanShinobi


    3 months agoby @ObiWanShinobiFlag

  9. Writer220

    Unless Peter returns, a prequel

    3 months agoby @writer220Flag

  10. Monkeyiron 2.0

    maybe a prequel

    3 months agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  11. K.Guy

    how can u top Peter Jackson's version : P

    3 months agoby @kguyFlag