John Goodman has boarded Legendary Pictures' "Kong: Skull Island," joining a cast that includes Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson and John C. Reilly. According to Deadline, he'll play Randa, a government official who leads an expedition to the titular island.
Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts from a script by John Gatins and Max Borenstein, the King Kong origin story follows a man (Hiddleston) who travels to the island after his brother is stranded their while searching for a mythical serum believed to be the cure for all diseases. He must lead a team of rescuers while confronting the incredible creatures that inhabit Skull Island.
Production is targeted to begin this fall. "Kong: Skull Island" opens March 10, 2017.