Kong director revisits locations

by Hung Nguyen12 May 2017 Last updated at 08:00 AM

VTV.vn - Vietnam's tourism ambassador film director Jordan Vogt-Roberts visited Tràng An in Ninh Binh Province on May 10, returning to the location used in his smash-hit film Kong: Skull Island. VTV joined him on the trip.

Vogt-Roberts said he was very happy that Kong: Skull Island had make a great impact after two months of screening. Particularly, the natural scenes shot in Ninh Binh in particular and Vietnam in general have been seen by global audiences.

He expressed his desire to fulfill his mission as tourism ambassador of Vietnam to promote the country’s image and Ninh Binh particularly to international friends. In the future, he hopes to shoot more movies in Vietnam and Ninh Binh to create jobs for locals.
On April 19, Vietnam's tourism officials said “Kong: Skull Island” director Jordan Vogt-Roberts will make a short film to promote the country and encourage his Hollywood colleagues to make movies here. “The look of Vietnam is gorgeous and otherworldly at the same time,” he said in an interview with Channel News Asia days before “Kong: Skull Island” premiere.

Vogt-Roberts thinks there is ample opportunity to entice more film makers to Vietnam. He also plans to travel around the country to capture the best locations in Vietnam as part of his efforts to promote Vietnamese tourism.

The blockbuster movie was shot in many locations in Ninh Binh from February 27 to March 15, 2016, including the Trang An scenic complex – which was recognised as a world Cultural and Natural Heritage by UNESCO.The blockbuster movie was shot in many locations in Ninh Binh from February 27 to March 15, 2016, including the Trang An scenic complex – which was recognised as a world Cultural and Natural Heritage by UNESCO.

Tags:

Top VND Exchange Rates

Auto-refesh 15m

USD

EUR

AUD
1 VND
Inverse:
0.00004
22,510.0
0.00004
25,226.0
0.00006
15,674.0

Mid-market rates: 2017-09-27 04:40 UTC

WEATHER FORECAST

Today - Wednesday Sep, 27
Thunderstorms
26/32
Thursday Sep, 28
Thunderstorms
26/32
Friday Sep, 29
Thunderstorms
26/29
Saturday Sep, 30
Scattered Thunderstorms
26/30
Sunday Oct, 01
Thunderstorms
26/31
Monday Oct, 02
Thunderstorms
26/31
Tuesday Oct, 03
Thunderstorms
26/29
Wednesday Oct, 04
Thunderstorms
25/28
Thursday Oct, 05
Scattered Thunderstorms
25/28
Friday Oct, 06
Scattered Thunderstorms
25/29