Michael Keaton in talks for 'Skull Island'

Actor Michael Keaton, who stars in critically acclaimed 'The Birdman', is in talks to join J K Simmons and Tom hiddleston in King Kong movie 'Skull Island'.

PTI| Updated: Jan 08, 2015, 13:15 PM IST
Michael Keaton in talks for 'Skull Island'

Los Angeles: Actor Michael Keaton, who stars in critically acclaimed 'The Birdman', is in talks to join J K Simmons and Tom hiddleston in King Kong movie 'Skull Island'.

The actor is in talks to join Legendary's big-budget monster movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. If the talks come through, Keaton will join the cast as a team of explorer who trek into the home of King Kong.

Jordan Vogt-Roberts is directing the project, whose script is still being worked on by John Gatins. Max Borenstein wrote the previous draft. The movie has a release date of March 10, 2017.

'King Kong' has been a pet subject for Hollywood and has seen many versions, most recent being in 2005.