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SKULL ISLAND Gets a Director and Star!

Great news, prehistoric primate fans! Our parent company Legendary Pictures just announced a director and star for their King Kong origin flick Skull Island, and we don’t think you’ll be disappointed – not by a long shot.

Join Jessica Chobot on today’s Nerdist News as she breaks down these outside-the-box picks and speculates on what they might say about the future of Legendary’s increasing kaiju stable! Can you say interconnected cinematic universe?!

Thanks for watching the show today! Don’t forget to come on back tomorrow for another, watch a new Nerdist Play, and let us know in the comments below which kaiju you’d most like to see face off!

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  1. Lauren says:

    Tom Hiddleston can do no wrong. I’m already looking forward to Crimson Peake. Skull Island will be similarly amazing. 

  2. RedwoodCoast says:

    You channeling the “Wicked Witch of the West” Performance from the “Wizard of Oz”….. hmm maybe you somewhat jest about all this monster-verse.  Still way to spin the concept.  LIKE.

  3. Brittany says:

    This is basically how you say “Hello” at Comiccon. 

  4. Starblazed says:

    Why is Nerdist News promoting this Skull Island movie so heavily? Hmmmm maybe its because Legendary Entertainment owns Nerdist! 

  5. Seven Bates says:

    I came for the Chobot yuks, and I left happy. 

  6. adam k says:

    Chobot you are legen, wait for it………..dary, legendary!

  7. Pat says:

    The Chobot has blown a nerd circuit call the Geek Squad 😛

  8. Mitch says:

    I think Chobot has way too much fun with the news, and it’s refreshing.