Nerdist Watches SKULL ISLAND’s First Episode with Series Star Nicolas Cantu

If you’re going to wash ashore on a remote island and contend for survival, Skull Island isn’t the place you want to do it. Danger lurks around every tree—danger in the form of Kong. The island hides a number a mysteries, and the new animated series Skull Island from Legendary Television and Powerhouse Animation puts a group of characters right into the thick of it. Skull Island debuts on Netflix today, and Nerdist has unique way for you to watch, or rewatch, the first episode. We have live-reaction commentary with series star Nicolas Cantu, who plays Charlie. Watch it here, live at 12:00 p.m. PT.

The watchalong with Cantu is worth taking another trip to the intimidating island. Maybe it’s even worth being shipwrecked.

The synopsis is as follows:

All new Skull Island series, from Legendary Television, takes viewers on a thrilling adventure as a group of kind-hearted explorers rescues Annie (Mae Whitman) from the ocean, unaware that their act of heroism will lead them to the treacherous Skull Island. This enigmatic place is home to bizarre creatures and terrifying monsters, including the mighty titan himself, Kong.

Besides Cantu and Whitman, voice cast includes Darren Barnet, Benjamin Bratt, and Betty Gilpin. Brian Duffield created, wrote, and executive produced the series.

Charlie and Mike running through the jungle in Netflix's Skull Island

When you’re ready to see what happens next, you can watch all eight episodes of Skull Island on Netflix.

Editor’s Note: Nerdist is a subsidiary of Legendary Digital Networks.

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