After the success of King Kong in 2005 with record of grosses up to 529 million dollars, the crew “Legendary Picture” continued to debut part 2 of this movie with the new title “Kong: Skull Island”. The crew has finished shooting in Hawaii and Australia and now, this February; Vietnam is chosen to be the next stop.
Kong Skull Island Filming Crew (Photo: Zing.vn)
The movie is a story about a group of explorers who go into the jungle to discover the birthplace of the lord of giant apes. The movie will feature some a star-studded cast including Tom Hiddleston who also played Loki in Avengers as well as Academy Award Winner Samuel L. Jackson. Kong: Skull Island is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. According to the crew, there are 3 destinations in Vietnam that be chosen to be film’s contexts: The 3 destinations in Vietnam that will welcome the filming crew are UNESCO World Heritage Sites Halong Bay and Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex in Ninh Binh, as well as the biggest cave on earth, Son Doong.
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Halong Bay (Quang Ninh)
Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex (Ninh Binh)
Son Doong Cave (Quang Binh) (Photo: tintuc.vn)
The crew has finished shooting in Hawaii and Australia and now, this February; Vietnam is chosen to be the next stop. In 22nd February, the three popular actors attended a press conference in Hanoi. Speaking at the press conference, Jordan Vogt-Roberts said Vietnam’s “magical” landscape enticed him to bring the production to this Southeast Asia country, according to Vietnam News.
“We immediately saw a stunningly beautiful sight that we thought was not real. It was magical,” said Vogt-Roberts.
In addition, director Vogt-Roberts agreed, "We will ensure that no harm is made to the environment and that our filming will have the least negative impact, as we expect that when audiences come to Vietnam, they can also enjoy such spectacular sights as they see in the film." It is known that the cast and crew of Kong: Skull Island will be in Vietnam for five weeks. The film is expected to be released in 2017.