The new attraction is set to open in summer 2016 at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, in plenty of time for the new King Kong origin movie “Kong: Skull Island.”
The Birdman star is reportedly in talks to join Tom Hiddleston and J.K. Simmons in the King Kong film.
The King Kong origin film, which stars Tom Hiddleston, has been bumped back from its original November 2016 release date.
The screenwriter behind Gareth Edwards’ first Godzilla movie will return for the sequel after a trip to Skull Island.
The fan-favorite Thor and Avengers actor will play an unspecified role in the Legendary Pictures film.
During its Hall H presentation, Legendary Pictures spotlighted its Godzilla sequel, Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak, Duncan Jones’ Warcraft and more.
The director of the 2005 King Kong ponders Legendary Pictures’ upcoming Skull Island, and the nature of reboots.
The King Kong reboot is currently without a director, but Legendary Pictures has reportedly offered Attack the Block‘s Joe Cornish the job.
Legendary Pictures teased Rodan, Mothra, and Ghidorah for the Godzilla sequel, and set a November 2016 release date for a King Kong movie.