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Published On: Mon, Feb 13th, 2017

Watch new ‘Kong Skull Island’ TV spots, see new poster teasing the links to ‘Godzilla’

Kong: Skull Island arrives next month and the studio is ramping up their promotion with new TV spots and a new poster. Check it out below.

The first TV spot basically a short version of the most recent theatrical trailer that we saw, showing off the various monsters on the island, teasing the conflict between Samuel L. Jackson and John Goodman, and revealing the real motivation behind the Skull Island expedition.

Another promotional ad offers new footage, Goodman’s character speaking about the nuclear bomb drops of the 1950’s “to kill something” (hinting at Godzilla) and direct link to the popular 2014 film with the same classified Monarch documentary footage.

Kings of Summer director Jordan Vogt-Roberts helms the reboot of the classic monster. classified Monarch documentary footage to illustrate that.

The great cast includes Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Goodman, Jackson, Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell.

Kong: Skull Island arrives on March 10, 2017.

Synopsis:

The year is 1973. Somewhere in our world, it is said that there exists a wondrous island unspoiled by man – a land shrouded in mystery, where myth runs wild. Uncharted and undiscovered. When the secretive organization known as Monarch identify this destination as the origin point for mysterious new superspecies, they mount an expedition to discover its secrets. What they find on Skull Island is an adventure beyond any human experience. An exotic paradise of wonders and terrors, where flora and fauna have fused together into an Eden of otherworldly jungle creatures.

As one group fights to escape and the other declares war on Kong, we discover that the mighty primate is at the center of a battle for dominion over the island, locked into a ‘survival of the fittest’ face-off with the terrifying apex predators responsible for wiping out his kin. Driven by vengeance, Kong will become nature’s fury, and fight to take his rightful place upon the throne of most powerful beast on the island, revealing the story of how Kong became King.

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Kong: Skull Island” re-imagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (“The Kings of Summer”).

In the film, a diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific – as beautiful as it is treacherous – unaware that they’re crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong.

“Kong: Skull Island” stars Tom Hiddleston (“The Avengers,” “Thor: The Dark World”), Samuel L. Jackson (“The Hateful Eight,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron”), Oscar winner Brie Larson (“Room,” “Trainwreck”), John Goodman (“Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “Argo”) and John C. Reilly (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Step Brothers”).  The international ensemble cast also includes Tian Jing (“Police Story: Lockdown”), Corey Hawkins (“Straight Outta Compton”), Jason Mitchell (“Straight Outta Compton”), John Ortiz (“Steve Jobs”), Thomas Mann (“Beautiful Creatures”), Shea Whigham (“The Wolf of Wall Street”), Toby Kebbell (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”) and Eugene Cordero (“The Kings of Summer”).

Vogt-Roberts is directing the film from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, John Gatins, Dan Gilroy and Derek Connolly.  “Kong: Skull Island” is produced by Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni with Mary Parent.  The executive producers are Eric McLeod and Alex Garcia.

 

 

 

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- Stephen is a contributor and writer on The Dispatch. Stephen is the founder and editor for the Steven Spielberg Fan Club website and contributes to pop culture stories on The Dispatch, especially upcoming movie news. Beginning in 2016, Stephen took the role of Managing Editor for the Tampa Dispatch.

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