King Kong Back in Movie Titled Skull Island – Release Date in 2016
By Sachin Trivedi | July 30, 2014 12:05 PM EST
Legendary Pictures has confirmed that a new movie focusing on the popular monster King Kong is in the works . The movie will explore the mysterious island known as Skull Island, which is said to be the home of the beast. The movie is slated to be released on Nov 4, 2016.
The announcement was made during a Comic Con event. The upcoming movie will tell the origin story of King Kong. The producers did not disclose the actual title for the movie. The announcement came on the heels of the success of their latest monster movie "Godzilla."
The other monsters to feature in other upcoming movies include Rodan, Mothra and King Ghidorah. The three monsters are part of the "Godzilla" franchise and have been seen in some of the previous movies from the franchise.
The producers announced that the upcoming movie featuring King Kong will take the viewers deep inside the Skull Island. Movie buffs may have seen the Skull Island in previous movies. The producers intend to focus more on the island. In the previous movies a recurring theme has been to bring the monster to the city for exhibition.
The most recent movie about the monster was released in 2005. The movie titled "King Kong" was about an ambitious movie producer who travels with his cast and filming crew to Skull Island. They encounter the giant beast and bring him to New York. The beast expresses feelings for the beautiful leading lady in the movie.
The upcoming movie may be a continuation of the story from the 2005 movie. According to the IMDB page for the movie the plot revolves around the son of Carl Denham, who goes to explore the Skull Island. Carl was the movie producer in the 2005 movie.
The announcement of a new King Kong movie has thrilled fans. Fans of the franchise have been waiting for almost a decade for the next movie about the beast. Fans are also excited to see what other mysteries the exploration of Skull Island will lead to. Fans await more updates on casting and the director for the upcoming movie.
Guardians of the Galaxy 2: Release Date and Super Villain Thanos Revealed [Read]
Game of Thrones Bloopers Released [Watch Video] [Read]
Star Wars 7: Mark Hamill 'Impressed' by New Actors in the Movie [Read]
To contact the editor, e-mail:
Most Popular Slideshows
- After Win Over Maidana, Mayweather Says He Is Prepared To Negotiate A Fight With Pacquiao
- Still The World Champions: Team USA Overpowers Serbia, 129-92 To Win 2014 FIBA World Cup [PHOTOS]
- From Fat To Fit: Celebrities Who Were Overweight Before They Became The Beauties That They Are
- Kendall Jenner Could Be Next Victoria's Secret Angel [PHOTOS]
Join the Conversation
- ‘America's Got Talent’ (AGT) Season 9 (2014) Winner: Betting Odds And Judges Predict Who Could Win The Finals
- ‘Dancing With The Stars’ (DWTS) Season 19 (2014) Winner Predictions: Fellow Contestants And Betting Odds Predict Who Could Win Mirror Ball Trophy
- ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Season 8 Spoilers: Nine Moments From Episode 1, The Locomotion Interruption
- ‘America’s Got Talent’ (AGT) Season 9 (2014) Finale Performance Episode Recap, Spoilers: 6 Finalists Perform Their Last Acts To Win Finals
- ‘The Bachelor Australia’ Season 2 Preview: Sam’s Fairy Tale Date, Belly Dancing Time, Who Exits
- iOS 8 Release Date Of Sept 17 Has Arrived: Update Begins At 10AM Pacific Time, Upgrade Your iDevices With iOS 7.1.2 First To Install iOS 8
- Pregnant Kate Middleton May Call Off Malta Trip Due To Sickness: Royal Couple Will Move To Anmer Hall Residence
- Why Samsung Galaxy S5 Is Not The Best Smartphone To Purchase Now? If You Still Want To, Wait For A Month To Get It Cheap
- Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 October Release Date Roundup: Freshly Leaked Protective Case Debuts Unique Vent Alongside Camera
- Ukraine Crisis: Poland Denies Supplying Weapons To Kiev
- Google Nexus 8 Release Date Countdown Begins Oct 8: 8 Killer Specs and Features to Expect
- Canadian IS Jihadist Who Wants to ‘Play Soccer’ with Heads of US Decapitated Soldiers