‘Kong: Skull Island’ Set Photos Reveal a Skull on an Island and Some Cast Members
Production is gearing up in Hawaii on Kong: Skull Island, the latest installment in the King Kong franchise which will explore the mythology of the iconic monster on his home island. The first set photos have arrived, featuring a giant skull, a helicopter, and a handful of cast members, including Samuel L. Jackson and Shea Whigham.
As the tweets below suggest, filming is officially set to begin next week, and you can see a giant skull from the set:
Here’s Samuel L. Jackson posing with a helicopter and the cast, including Thomas Mann (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), Shea Whigham, Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell (Straight Outta Compton), and John Ortiz:
Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) is set to direct from a script written by John Gatins and Max Borenstein, with rewrites provided by Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler) and Derek Connolly (Jurassic World).
We still don’t know much about the upcoming film aside from the talent involved, but the title suggests that the film will explore the mythology of Kong on his home of Skull Island, which houses various fictional and prehistoric animals previously believed to be extinct. The helicopter suggests a military element to the film as well.