The Sound of Kong: Skull Island

March 29, 2017 12:14am

We chat with the sound team of Kong: Skull Island and discuss their collaboration with Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts featuring re-recording mixer and sound designer Pete Horner, co-supervising sound editor Al Nelson and co-supervising sound editor Steve Slanec.

A secret government organization mounts an expedition to Skull Island, an uncharted territory in the Pacific. Led by an explorer (John Goodman) and a lieutenant colonel (Samuel L. Jackson), the group recruit a disillusioned soldier (Tom Hiddleston) and a photojournalist (Brie Larson) to investigate the island's peculiar seismic activity. But once there, they discover that Skull Island is home to a gigantic ape called King Kong, and find themselves caught up in an ongoing war between the beast and the area's indigenous predators. Jordan Vogt-Roberts directed this reboot of the classic monster franchise.