Kong Skull Island (2017)
Kong Skull Island is a 2017 American mon-ster film directed by Jordan Vogt Roberts and written by Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly, from a story by John Gatins. The film is a re-boot of the King Kong franchise and serves as the second film in Legendary’s MonsterVerse. It stars-an ensemble cast con-sisting of 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. The film follows a team of scientists and Vietnam War soldiers who travel to an uncharted island in the-Pacific and encounter terrifying creatures and the mighty-Kong.
Principal photography began on 19-10-2015, in Hawaii and various locations around Vietnam. Kong: Skull Island premiered on 28-02-2017, in London and was released in the United States on 10-03-2017, in 2D, 3D, I.M.A.X 3D and in Dolby Cinemas. The film received generally positive reviews from critics and has grossed $166.4 million worldwide, against its $185 million budget.