Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Corey Hawkins, Toby Kebbell, Tom Wilkinson, Terry Notary, John Goodman, John C. Reilly, Jing Tian, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham
Monster action-adventure directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts which is a reboot of the King Kong franchise and will serve as the second installment in Legendary’s Godzilla–Kong film series.
Set in the 1970s and it centers on a diverse team of explorers, led by Captain James Conrad (Tom Hiddleston), as they are brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific, as beautiful as it is treacherous, unaware that they are crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong, King Kong.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Scientist: These are photos of an island in the South Pacific.
Scientist: We’ll use explosives to shake the earth, helping us to map the surface of the island.
Captain James Conrad: You’re dropping bombs.
Scientist: Scientific instruments.
Bill Randa: It’s a survey job. Just chopper them in and out. It’ll be a joyride.
Bill Randa: Captain James Conrad, commander of the air, commander of the sky.
Maj. Chapman: Is that a monkey?
[suddenly a palm tree is thrown at the helicopter]
[pointing his gun at Randa]
Packard: You are going to tell me everything I don’t know, or I’m going to blow your head off.
Bill Randa: This planet doesn’t belong to us. Ancient species owned this earth long before mankind. I spent thirty years trying to prove the truth. Monsters exist.
Packard: What you’re looking at is a monster from some bygone era. It’s time to show that man is king.
[referring to the massive bloody hand print of Kong on the edge side of the mountain]
Bill Randa: Magnificent.
Packard: You knew that thing was out here?
Bill Randa: I’m sorry for your men, colonel. But if you want to make the sacrifice worthwhile, get us home with proof. Monsters exist.
[referring to Conrad and his men pointing their guns]
Islander: Woh, woh, woh, who! Your friend there can put that down.
Glen Mill: What the hell is this place?
Islander: That’s Kong, he’s king around here. Kong’s a pretty good king. Keeps to himself mostly, but you don’t go into someone’s house and start dropping bombs unless you’re picking a fight.
Islander: Kong’s God on the island, but the devils live below us.
Captain James Conrad: And what are they called?
Islander: I call them skull crawlers.
Captain James Conrad: Why?
Islander: I’ve never said that name out loud before, it sounds stupid now that I say it. Just you call them whatever you want.
[referring to the soldiers]
Islander: This is a good group of boys. We’re all going to die together out here.
[he starts laughing]
Islander: You shouldn’t have come here!
Kong: Skull Island is set for release in the US and UK March 10th.