“Kong: Skull Island,” one of the most anticipated Hollywood movies of the 2017 film season, is expected to start filming in Vietnam very soon. The crew of the blockbuster film is waiting for Vietnamese officials to review the script before they can film a number of scenes at Son Doong, the world’s largest cave in the central province of Quang Binh. ”
Popular movie website IMDB has listed Vietnam among the movie’s filming locations, together with Australia and Hawaii.
The Location Guide, a global location filming directory, said the movie will also use other scenes from Vietnam’s northern mountainous region.
The movie is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and is set to release in the US in March 2017. It features an ensemble cast including Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson and Brie Larson.
Son Doong has continuously won global attention since British cave experts first explored it 2009, with the help of local man Ho Khanh who discovered the cave in 1991.
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