Netflix unveils first look at King Kong show Skull Island

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Netflix has released a first trailer for upcoming animated series Skull Island, the latest instalment in the MonsterVerse.

The clip gives glimpses of some of the legendary giant-sized creatures, including King Kong, inhabiting the titular island. There, a group of six explorers find themselves to fight for survival when they venture out to sea to save one of them.

The voice cast includes Mae Whitman in the role of Annie, Nicolas Cantu as Charlie, Never Have I Ever's Darren Barnet as Mike, Poker Face's Benjamin Bratt as Cap and GLOW's Betty Gilpin as Irene.

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Skull Island is created, written and directed by Brian Duffield, known to Netflix fans for having penned post-apocalyptic comedy Love and Monsters starring Teen Wolf's Dylan O'Brien and Game of Thrones' Jessica Henwick.

Duffield also wrote the script to horror comedy The Babysitter, with Scream's Samara Weaving in the lead role.

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In other Netflix news, the streamer will soon launch new series Glamorous, with Sex and the City and How I Met Your Father's Kim Cattrall and Heartstopper's Miss Benny.

Set in the beauty industry, the show follows Marco Mejia (Miss Benny), a gender non-conforming queer person who starts working for makeup mogul Madolyn Addison (Cattrall), with the experience proving crucial to their own self-discovery.

The series also stars Legacies' Zane Phillips as Madolyn's son Ben, "the director of sales for her beauty empire and constantly trying to live up to his mother's expectations", while Dynasty's Jade Payton portrays Madolyn's assistant Venetia.

Skull Island will become available to stream on Netflix on June 22. Glamorous starts streaming on the same platform on the same day.

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