‘Straight Outta Compton’ Star Jason Mitchell Cast in ‘Kong: Skull Island’

by Lynn Sorel

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

 

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