Kong: Skull Island studio in Ninh Binh to open
A scene in the film (Source: VNA)
The studio where film Kong: Skull
Island was shot in the northern province of Ninh Binh is being restored
and will open to tourists on April 15.
work has been underway for more than 20 days and two out of three tasks have
been completed, said a representative from the Trang An Landscape Management
restored area is part of the tribal village depicted in the movie, with dozen
of rattan tents being set up with decorative items.
a ship and airplane resembling those used in Kong: Skull Island will
also be exhibited at the site, where parts of the movie were filmed and
therefore named "Skull island." The "island" lies within
the Trang An Landscape Complex.
to the Trang An Landscape Management Board, since the American studio was not
charged for filming here, the local authority was permitted to restore and turn
the site into a tourism spot a certain period of time after the film’s release.
island opens to tourists on April 15, coinciding with the Trang An
Festival. The studio is part of the Trang An Landscape Complex, and entry is
therefore free, according to the board.
Skull Island was shot in the central province of Quang Binh and the
northern provinces of Quang Ninh and Ninh Binh in February 2016, and was released
internationally in March this year.
Its director and screenwriter, Jordan Charles Vogt-Roberts, was named Vietnam’s
tourism ambassador on March 14.-VNA