Surprise, nerds! Legendary Pictures dropped a bomb on attendees at Comic-Con this year when they announced that a new King Kong movie would be in theaters well over two years from now. This one is a prequel, of course, because that's what we're doing these days. That means it will take place entirely on Skull Island, the mythological land that the most beloved fictional gorilla killing machine of all time called home. So, it will be all of the skyscraper-scaling action you've come to expect from the King Kong franchise, except without the skyscrapers this time.
It's going to be damn adorable.
Does this all sound familiar? Sure, because this exact same thing, right down to the company behind it, happened just under a decade ago. It was 2005, to be exact, when Legendary Pictures teamed up with Peter Jackson to bring King Kong back to theaters ...