Legendary is continuing to expand the MonsterVerse. That franchise, first launching with Godzilla (2014), is now breaking on to TV. The series, titled Skull Island, will be animated and focus on the titular location of the movie Kong: Skull Island (2017). This article is a news roundup of details related to the upcoming series.
January 27th, 2021 update
Deadline and Variety broke the news that Legenadary Television is currently working on two anime shows for Netflix. One of the series is based on the video game franchise Tomb Raider while the other is based on the MonsterVerse. The MonterVerse entry, dubbed Skull Island, focuses on a crew that is shipwrecked on the monster infested Skull Island. It’s unclear when the series might take place chronologically. Right now the prior two stories set on the island took place in 1973, the movie, and in 1995, the Skull Island: The Birth of Kong comic series.
As for the production side, the series will be both written and and produced by Brian Duffield, who wrote the 2020 movie Underwater. Joining Duffield as an executive producer is Jacob Robinson, who has produced short films in the past like My Mom and Other Monsters. As for the animation, it will be handled by Powerhouse Animation, who worked on the Castlevania anime series.
No release date was given for the show.