HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – September 10, 2015 — (Gephardt Daily) — It’s a huge day for baby boomers. The monster match you’ve wanted to see again is in the works!
Deadline is reporting that Legendary Pictures’ upcoming “Kong: Skull Island“ has moved from Universal to Warner Bros. because Legendary is keen on developing a new “King Kong vs. Godzilla” movie and wanting to keep the both monsters under the same distributor.
This won’t be the first time that these titans have clashed. 1962’s “King Kong vs. Godzilla” had the mega monsters battling it out. The film also marked a number of firsts for both King Kong and Godzilla:
1. It was the first time either King Kong and Godzilla were filmed in color
2. It was the first time either filmed in wide-screen.
3. It was also the third film for both King Kong and Godzilla
The new ‘King Kong’ film, “Kong: Skull Island” remains on track for a March 10, 2017 with a sequel to “Godzilla” planned for June 8, 2018.
After that, the door is wide open for a rematch between the two giant monsters.