Brie Larson to Play Female Lead in ‘Kong: Skull Island’

by Lynn Sorel

Deadline reported today that Brie Larson is in talks to star in ‘Kong: Skull Island’ as the female lead, alongside Tom Hiddleston.  Legedary is also going recast two other male leads after Michael Keaton and JK Simmons exited the film.

Jordan Vogt-Roberts is directing the film from a script by Gatins and Max Borenstein.  They are hoping to star production in later this year or early 2016. Universal Pictures is releasing the film on March 10, 2017.  They are planning an IMAX 3D release.   Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni from Legendary are producing with Mary Parent. Alex Garcia and Eric McLeod are executive producing.

Source: Deadline

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