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.