Don’t let the picturesque landscape fool you; Skull Island is home to all manner of unsightly, mythic creatures, many of which you’ll find in today’s all-new international trailer for Kong: Skull Island.
Monsters exist, and on the primordial Pacific island on which Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ reboot takes place, they apparently come in all shapes and sizes. Perched at the tip-top of the food chain is the mighty King Kong himself (hail to the king, baby). Standing at 100ft tall, Vogt-Roberts has previously described his main attraction as a towering, lonely god, one who isn’t afraid to lash out and exert his dominance when called upon.
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Though much of the content included in today’s international trailer is actually old footage, the snippet is an exciting reminder that Kong: Skull Island will introduce moviegoers to different breeds of monsters come March, including an impossibly large spider, a mutated Pterodactylus, and the two-legged Skull Crawler. If you’re wanting a closer look at those critters, earlier today Idle Hands published a handful of photos spotlighting Skull Island‘s official toy line.
Angled as the second entry into Legendary’s Kong-Godzilla universe, Kong: Skull Island is set to arrive in theaters on March 10, 2017. It’ll be followed in quick succession by Godzilla: King of Monsters on March 22, 2019, before the studio will begin selling tickets for what is perhaps the greatest gladiator battle of all, Godzilla vs. Kong. A tentative 2020 release date is in place for the latter; however, that seems likely to change in order to lend Gojira’s second outing some breathing room.