Skull Island (TV TBA)

From Wikizilla, the kaiju encyclopedia
Jump to navigationJump to search
Skull Island
The wordmark for Skull Island
Producer(s) Brian Duffield, Jacob Robinson[1]
Written by Brian Duffield[1]
Channel(s) Netflix
Rating TV-14[2]
Genre(s) Fantasy[2]
233px-MKG.png
This article concerns an upcoming subject, and will be updated with new information as it arises.

Skull Island is an upcoming Netflix Original animated series co-produced by Legendary Television and Tractor Pants,[1] based on the former's MonsterVerse series of films. Animated by Powerhouse Animation,[3] it was originally scheduled to be released to Netflix sometime in 2022,[4] but has been pushed back to an unknown date. The series will follow a cast of characters who find themselves shipwrecked on the titular Skull Island, where they encounter a host of its monstrous native creatures including its self-appointed Titan guardian: Kong.

Description

A new chapter in Legendary's Monsterverse franchise, Skull Island is a thrilling animated adventure series that follows shipwrecked characters desperate to escape the most dangerous place on Earth — a mysterious island home to prehistoric monsters, including the greatest titan of them all, Kong.[5]

Development

Skull Island was announced on Twitter via Netflix's @NXOnNetflix account on January 27, 2021.[3] Subsequent reports that day confirmed the series' writer and executive producers.[1]

On March 30, 2022, Forbes reported on Netflix's presence at AnimeJapan 2022, including the announcement of a 2022 release date for Skull Island.[4]

The first image from the series, depicting two characters huddled in the footprint of Kong, was posted by various Twitter accounts including Legendary's and Kong: Skull Island's on June 8.[6][7]

Staff

Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Written by   Brian Duffield[1]
  • Executive producers   Brian Duffield, Jacob Robinson[1]

Appearances

Monsters

Gallery

Trivia

  • Skull Island is the first television series of the MonsterVerse, as well as its first entry to be 2D-animated.

References

This is a list of references for Skull Island (series). These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Couch, Aaron (27 January 2021). "Netflix Orders 'Skull Island,' 'Tomb Raider' Anime Series". The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Skull Island (Anime)". Netflix. Retrieved 8 November 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 @NXOnNetflix (27 January 2021). "A shipwrecked crew, an island of monsters, and one king to rule them all. Skull Island is a new anime series set in @Legendary's Monsterverse from @PowerhouseAnim". Twitter. Archived from the original on 12 August 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Salkowitz, Rob (30 March 2022). "Netflix Announces A Motherlode Of Anime Content For 2022". Forbes.
  5. "SKULL ISLAND and TOMB RAIDER Universes are Expanding at Netflix with Two All New Anime Series". SciFi Japan. 27 January 2021.
  6. 6.0 6.1 @Legendary (8 June 2022). "Here's your first glimpse at Skull Island, a new anime series about a group of explorers that find themselves on a collision course with strange beasts, terrifying Titans and the most mysterious island the world has ever known! Coming to @Netflix. #Monsterverse #KongSkullIsland". Twitter. Archived from the original on 8 September 2022.
  7. 7.0 7.1 @kongskullisland (8 June 2022). "Here's your first glimpse at Skull Island, a new anime series about a group of explorers that find themselves on a collision course with strange beasts, terrifying Titans and the most mysterious island the world has ever known! Coming to @Netflix. #Monsterverse #KongSkullIsland". Twitter. Archived from the original on 4 September 2022.

Comments

Showing 81 comments. When commenting, please remain respectful of other users, stay on topic, and avoid role-playing and excessive punctuation. Comments which violate these guidelines may be removed by administrators.

Loading comments..
Legendary
Era Icon - Netflix.png
Era Icon - MonsterVerse New Version.png
Television Show
Era Icon - King Kong.png