Newswire: Kong: Skull Island is super-sizing its big ape

One of the most frustrating struggles in Hollywood is that every giant ape has to be gianter and more ape-like than the last one. A man in a suit isn’t going to cut it anymore, especially if that man isn’t at least a couple stories tall. This trend is especially difficult for the King Kong series, which already has to be rebooted every few years when someone like Peter Jackson comes along and decides that the movie needs a three-hour ice skating scene. In fact, with Warner Bros. returning to that world for the upcoming Kong: Skull Island, the studio has had to make its ape bigger than ever—unless you count King Kong Vs. Godzilla, which WB apparently does not.

This comes from The Hollywood Reporter, which quotes Kong director Jordon Vogt-Roberts as saying that his ape is “going to be the biggest Kong there’s ever …

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