Tom Hiddleston To Tackle King Kong In Skull Island

The Avengers actor is set to star in the forthcoming King Kong prequel

The second Avengers film may not feature Tom Hiddleston’s most famous role, but the actor has a potential new franchise lined up with King Kong prequel Skull Island.

Focusing on the famous gorilla’s home, last glimpsed in Peter Jackson’s 2005 film, Skull Island will explore the dangerous creatures who also inhabit the island and has been written by Godzilla’s Max Borenstein.  Relatively unknown director Jordan Vogt-Roberts is set to step behind the camera.

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There’s no word yet as to what role Hiddleston will play, but our money is on either a scientist or fame-hungry mercenary hunting the island’s biggest game.

Skull Island will be released on 4 November 2016.


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