New `King Kong` film to release in 2016

London: Legendary Pictures has announced a new `King Kong` movie titled `Skull Island`.

The studio revealed a November 16, 2016 release date for the blockbuster during its panel at Comic-Con International, suggest reports.

Legendary, now partnered with Universal Pictures after launching with Warner Bros in 2005, will add `King Kong` to its monster properties after `Godzilla` and `Pacific Rim`.

The first `King Kong` movie was released in 1933 and brought its monster to life using stop-motion animation. A high-profile remake, starring Jeff Bridges and Jessica Lange, was released in 1976, with a Linda Hamilton-led sequel following in 1986.

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