KONG: SKULL ISLAND (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Tom Hiddleston (High-Rise), Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction), John Goodman (10 Cloverfield Lane), Brie Larson (Room), Jing Tian (The Great Wall), Toby Kebbell (Ben-Hur), John Ortiz (Steve Jobs), Corey Hawkins (Non-Stop), Jason Mitchell (Straight Outta Compton), Shea Whigham (American Hustle), Thomas Mann (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), Terry Notary (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), John C. Reilly (Boogie Nights), Marc Evan Jackson (22 Jump Street), Will Brittain (Everybody Wants Some!!), Tom Wilkinson (Belle), Eugene Cordero (Furry Vengeance)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer), director; Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler) and Max Borenstein (Godzilla), writers; Alex Garcia (Krampus), Jon Jashni (Pacific Rim), Mary Parent (The Revenant) and Thomas Tull (Crimson Peak), producers; Henry Jackman (Captain America: Civil War), composer; Larry Fong (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), cinematographer; Bob Murawski (The Hurt Locker), Richard Pearson (United 93) and Christian Wagner (Face/Off), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the 1970s, a team of explorers and soldiers are drafted into a mission to discover and explore an uncharted island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, named Skull Island. There, they come face to face with an entire domain of oversized monsters, including the giant ape known as Kong…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

A bold reimagining of the King Kong mythos, this film combines action and adventure that sets up the giant ape’s further exploits, including a mooted battle between the King of Monsters, Godzilla.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 10TH MARCH 2017

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