Google is among the biggest names when it comes to the world of internet technology. The company has brought forward a major innovation in the markets of internet technology, and advertising online. Google has been known to time and again tie up with various movies for promotion. Over the last couple of years Google helped promote Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: Rogue One. In latest news, Google is now helping promote the upcoming King Kong movie, Kong: Skull Island by adding the fictional island of Skull Island to Google Maps.
Skull Island is located a couple of thousand miles west off the coast of Peru, and Google is encouraging users to post pictures and leave reviews. Over 6000 people have already responded which is quite impressive when it comes to a fictional place! Tying up with Google indeed has its own benefits. Google Maps lists Skull Island as an archaeological site. This place will play a major role in the movie as well.
Skull Island is where a team of archaeologists come across King Kong. This is a reboot of the classic King Kong series of movies, and the second in the series of Monsterverse movies. The first one in the series of was Godzilla’s reboot which came out in 2014. This movie comes out as a prequel to Godzilla. The third movie in the series is all set to release in 2019 as Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and the final part of the four-part series will release in 2020 as King Kong vs Godzilla where the two iconic characters will come face-to-face.
Google has added Skull Island to Google Maps in association with Legendary and Universal Pictures. Kong: Skull Island the movie will release next week, on the 10th of March. Thanks to Google’s advertising efforts, it looks like the movie might just get a strong opening worldwide! Check out the island on your Google Maps app right now!