The Art and Making of Kong: Skull Island

Simon Ward

Simon Ward is the author of The Art and Making of Kong: Skull Island, The Art and Making of Independence Day: Resurgence, and Aliens: The Set Photography. A writer of both fiction and non-fiction, specialising in cinema and graphic novels, his work has appeared in numerous publications, including: CInema: The Whole Story, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, The Greatest Movies You'll Never See, and Movie Star Chronicles.

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In March 2017, the producers of ‘Godzilla’ transport audiences to the birthplace of one of the most powerful monster myths of all in KONG: SKULL ISLAND, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures.

When a scientific expedition to an uncharted island awakens titanic forces of nature, a mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man. Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly star in a thrilling and original new adventure that reveals the untold story of how Kong became King.

The Art and Making of Kong: Skull Island goes behind the scenes and reveals how this monster-sized production was brought to the screen. Featuring incredible concept art and on-set photography, this deluxe book is a rare treat for fans as key cast and crew tell the story of how Kong was given a whole new lease of life.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781785651519
  • Dimensions: 273 x 302mm
  • Hardback: 192pp
  • Publication date: 14 March 2017
  • Illustration detail: Full colour throughout
  • All authors:
    Simon Ward


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