King Kong

First Kong: Skull Island set pics prove the movie will feature giant skulls
Oct 19, 2015

Before we get to see King Kong duke it out with Godzilla in the hotly anticipated epic monster mash, we have to go back to the beginning with Kong: Skull Island.

Studio shake-up bringing Godzilla and King Kong together for eventual face off
Sep 11, 2015

A studio shake-up looks to bring King Kong and Godzilla under the same umbrella, in an effort to create an eventual crossover film.

Oscar-winning FX legend Carlo Rambaldi, creator of E.T., dies at 86
Jul 2, 2015

Carlo Rambaldi, the special effects genius who won three Oscars for his work on the 1976 version of King Kong, Ridley Scott's Alien and Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, passed away Friday at his home in Italy. He was 86.

That new Kong movie will come with a new theme park attraction
May 6, 2015

Universal's theme parks will be bringing Kong to you well before Kong: Skull Island hits theaters. 

King Kong is coming to Netflix ... as a new animated series
Oct 1, 2014

We might as well start calling 2016 the year of King Kong. Not only will we get a movie prequel in Skull Island, but Netflix will premiere a new animated series titled Kong - King of the Apes.

Here’s who Legendary wants to direct that new King Kong movie Skull Island
Jul 29, 2014

Legendary wowed the crowd at San Diego Comic-Con with news they’re developing a new King Kong flick, and now we know who might direct Skull Island.

King Kong will return in Legendary's latest monster film Skull Island
Jul 26, 2014

After successfully rebooting Godzilla, Legendary Pictures has turned its attention to another classic monster.

Flash Gordon, King Kong + 19 more classic sci-fi and horror movie posters from Sweden
May 15, 2014

Here's a gorgeous gallery of Swedish movie art from Hollywood's Golden Age.

King Kong is coming to Broadway. Seriously. And it's actually kind of awesome
Jan 28, 2014

If you're looking for the next big thing, this is literally it.

Harry Potter's Aragog and 12 more humongous movie spiders
Dec 17, 2012

Tonight's episode of Monster Man (10/9C on Syfy) sees the propmakers creating a spider, which should win over anyone who thinks CGI monsters are better looking than models. Personally, we'd achieve that by making a giant, remote-controlled monster that shoots lasers at anyone who puts down the power of good model effects.

11 hilariously embarrassing movie apes prove how far we've come
Dec 15, 2012

That's some impressive motion-capture CGI in the new Rise of the Planet of the Apes movie. But in the days before CGI, and before the technologically-advanced ape suits Rick Baker produced for such films as Greystoke and The Gorillas in the Mist, many movie apes were played by "gorilla men"—specialists who owned their own ape suits and could be counted on to suit up for a paycheck.