ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Universal Orlando Resort's Islands of Adventure has revealed details for Skull Island: Reign of Kong.
Set to open this summer, the attraction is inspired by the upcoming King Kong prequel Kong: Skull Island, which is to be released March 10, 2017. The movie will star Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Toby Kebbell and Corey Hawkins.
"You will be thrust into an exotic world filled with the menacing, the intense -- and the wildly entertaining," a press release from the theme park promised.
"A powerful storyline, a stunning 3D experience, innovative technology -- and the unexpected -- will pull you into one of Universal Orlando's most massive adventures yet. This is a multi-dimensional experience filled with surprise -- all wrapped into what will be one of the longest Universal ride experiences ever created."
The adventure begins at a campsite of the 8th Wonder Expedition Company, the research team leading the expedition.
"Once beyond camp, the menacing terrain shows signs of a native presence; beating drums draw you toward an ancient temple. Moving deeper into the ruins reveals a lost shrine -- and proof you are not alone. You ignore warnings to turn back," the press release said. "You board a specially designed expedition vehicle that will take you deeper into the island.
Mysterious sounds pierce the air and you hear chanting. And then – you confront an enormous temple wall, complete with carvings and images that seem to pay homage to something you cannot quite comprehend. The temple's massive wooden doors slowly open, revealing a labyrinth of caves. Inside the caves, you meet your expedition leader -- and suddenly find yourself in the midst of a raging struggle between creatures of incomprehensible size and ferocity. Then, as those creatures turn on you, there is an even more enormous, earth-pounding presence -- bigger, closer and more overwhelming than you can possibly imagine. It is Kong. But is he friend or foe?"