CURTAIN RAISER -This is an American monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and written by Dan Gilroy and Max Borenstein, from a story by John Gatins and Dan Gilroy. The film is a reboot of the King Kong franchise that transports the audiences to the mysterious and dangerous home of the King of the Apes as a team of explorers venture deep inside the treacherous, primordial island. The theme deliberates on the adventures of a team of scientists and soldiers joining hands to explore a mythical uncharted island in the Pacific,that looks as dangerous as it is beautiful. Cutting off from everything they know, the team gets into the terrain of the unknown and stumbles inadvertently into the domain of the powerful Kong, thereby beginning a battle between man and nature! What started as a journey of exploration, adventure and discovery now turns into a battle of survival!
SYNOPSIS -The year is 1973. Somewhere in our world, it is said that there exists a wondrous island unspoiled by man – a land shrouded in mystery, where myth runs wild. When the secretive organization known as Monarch identify this destination as the origin point for mysterious new super species, they mount an expedition to discover its secrets. What they find on Skull Island is an adventure beyond any human experience. The island is an exotic paradise of wonders and terrors, where flora and fauna have fused together into an Eden of otherworldly jungle creatures.
As one group fights to escape and the other declares war on Kong, we discover that the mighty primate is at the center of a battle for dominion over the island, locked into a ‘survival of the fittest’ face-off with the terrifying apex predators responsible for wiping out his kin. Driven by vengeance, Kong will become nature’s fury, and fight to take his rightful place upon the throne of most powerful beast on the island, revealing the story of how Kong became King.
CAST – Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian & John C. Reilly
Music- Henry Jackman; Cinematography- Larry Fong; Edited by- Richard Pearson
Based on King Kong by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace
Releasing on March 10th in English, Tamil and Telugu