The Hollywood Reporter reported today that Jason Mitchell (Straight Outta Compton) has been cast in the upcoming ‘Kong: Skull Island’. His co-star from ‘Straight Outta Compton’, Corey Hawkins, is already cast in the film. He also joins stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson and Toby Kebbell. The story centers around a crew of explores that take a ship to the mysterious island that is home to King Kong. Mitchell will be playing an easy going pilot. Jordan Vogt-Roberts is directing the film and Derek Connolly is currently working on rewrites of the screenplay. Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni (Legendary) are producing, along with Mary Parent. ‘Kong: Skull Island’ will premiere in theaters March 10, 2017.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter