Kong: Skull Island: Official Japanese Poster is the Best One So Far

As Kong: Skull Island approaches its release date, the ante is continuing to go up.  In the latest rendition of the King Kong movies, this time we see a military approach to the movie.   Forces are sent in to a mysterious island, essentially bomb it, and realize they’re in deep trouble since the creatures inhabiting this island are the size of dinosaurs.  That’s the plot in a nutshell.  Also, we’re not short on super stars in this film.  With the likes of Samuel Jackson, Tom Hiddleston, Corey Hawkins, John Goodman, and Brie Larson, there’s certainly a lot of money being thrown around here.  While super stars doesn’t guarantee film success, the movie is certainly banking on making a fortune in the box office.

Personally I have a bad feeling about this one but that’s just me.  I’m getting a very Godzilla vibe.  Don’t get me wrong, the action will be excellent but I have a hard time believing I’m going to get into this movie from an emotional stand point.  I know I’m not supposed to but I can’t help it.  Plenty of action movies make you care for the characters (The Dark Knight being the best example).  I have a strong feeling I’m just not going to care when I see Kong:Skull Island.  I hope I’m wrong.

Anyway, in terms of hyping up the movie, I think no one’s done it better than Japan.  Their newest poster for the movie is awesome.  In case you’re wondering, the text across the top says: “On this island, mankind is the weakest.”

Here’s the poster

Here’s the trailer

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