Excited for Skull Island! So some Fan Art! First, a Kong 2020 Concept Image. Essentially, this is Kong when he has matured and grown up to fight Goji in 2020. Also, had to give him his ‘special ability’.
And then, the fun piece, I put together a monsterverse cinematic timeline. This features the four movies we have and are coming out, and the rest are movies I would love to see happen! (Legendary can totally get their hands on the big turtle, come on now) I decided not to separate it into phases, but it could either be Phase 1 ends after GvK, or after. You decide.
WaterTower Music today announced the March 3 release of the soundtrack to Kong: Skull Island
– the Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures
film that reimagines the origins of one of the most powerful monster
myths of all time. Directed by Jordan Vogt Roberts, the film will be
released worldwide in 2D, 3D in select theatres, and IMAX beginning
March 10, 2017.
Composer Henry Jackman (X-Men: First Class; Captain America: The Winter Soldier; Captain America: Civil War; the Kick-Ass films)
created the film’s lush symphonic score. His music highlights Kong’s
emotional connection with some of the characters by giving specific
moments in the score what he says is “a bit of humanity and sensitivity.
The great thing about a monster movie is that it opens the door to use
the symphony orchestra in its most sumptuous way.” Jackman continues,
“(Director) Jordan Vogt-Roberts was happy to celebrate the gravity and
history that comes with a full orchestra, but we also explored less
traditional elements. That’s a field day for a composer.”
a nod to the film’s ‘70s period setting, Jackman infused the score with
the bold, classic tones of the decade’s psychedelic guitars.
music, which serves to both heighten the film’s emotion and underscore
the action, was one of the final creative elements to fall into place
during post-production. It was the culmination of a massive undertaking
that had taken the production to three continents. Throughout the
process, everyone involved in the film was intent on being respectful of
Kong’s history, even while crafting a next-generation iteration of the
Listen to “The Island” from the Kong: Skull Island soundtrack (above). The album is now available for preorder on iTunes and on CD.
ABOUT KONG: SKULL ISLAND:
Kong: Skull Island tells
the story of a diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers
uniting to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as
dangerous as it is beautiful. Cut off from everything they know, the
team ventures into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate
battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery becomes one
of survival, they must fight to escape a primal Eden in which humanity
does not belong.
film stars Tom Hiddleston (“The Avengers,” “Thor: The Dark World”),
Oscar nominee Samuel L. Jackson (“Pulp Fiction,” “Avengers: Age of
Ultron”), John Goodman (“Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “Argo”),
Oscar winner Brie Larson (“Room,” “Trainwreck”), Jing Tian (“Police
Story: Lockdown”), Toby Kebbell (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”), John
Ortiz (“Steve Jobs”), Corey Hawkins (“Straight Outta Compton”), Jason
Mitchell (“Straight Outta Compton”), Shea Whigham (“The Wolf of Wall
Street”), Thomas Mann (“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”), with Terry
Notary (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”) and Oscar nominee John C.
Reilly (“Chicago,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”).
Vogt-Roberts directed the film from a screenplay by Dan Gilroy and Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly, story by John Gatins. Kong: Skull Island
is produced by Thomas Tull, Mary Parent, Jon Jashni and Alex Garcia,
with Eric McLeod and Edward Cheng serving as executive producers.
Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures present a
Legendary Pictures Production, a Jordan Vogt-Roberts Film, Kong: Skull Island.
The film will be released worldwide in 2D, 3D in select theatres, and
IMAX and is being distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros.
Entertainment Company. This film has been rated PG-13 for intense
sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for brief strong language.
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