Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Kong: Skull Island is written by Dan Gilroy and Max Borenstein from a story by John Gatins and Gilroy. The film is a reboot of the King Kong franchise and will serve as the second film in Legendary's MonsterVerse taking place before the 2014 film, Godzilla.
Set in 1973, it tells the story of a diverse team of explorers and soldiers as they go on an adventure to an uncharted island in the Pacific. Arriving on Skull Island, the team ventures into the land of the mighty Kong sparking a battle between man and nature.
As they uncover their scientific expedition is actually a cover for an illegal military operation, they must fight to escape the Kong's paradise where humans do not belong.
The film stars Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, Toby Kebbell, John Ortiz, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Shea Whigham, Thomas Mann, Terry Notary and John C. Reilly.
Watch the trailer below:
Kong: Skull Island, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, opens today, March 9, 2017 in cinemas nationwide.