The final trailer for Kong: Skull Island gives a definitive glimpse of the legendarily massive ape. Kong punches helicopters and fights the evil “Skullcrawlers” that killed off his species. The movie comes out on March 10th.
The film’s star-studded cast includes Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly. Although it’s a remake, the new film is set in 1971, in the shadow of the Vietnam War. The trailers present the action movie with an Apocalypse Now-like vibe, especially with the Animals’ classic song “We’ve Gotta Get Out of This Place” further identifying the era.
Skull Island is the first Kong movie since Peter Jackson’s 2005 reboot. If the new movie lives up to its blockbuster status, Universal previously announced that they would follow it up with a King Kong vs. Godzilla film in 2020.