But it all worked out in the end when he was cast in another major movie from the same director.
And other questions answered by "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" director Michael Dougherty.
"You wanna know everything f**king wrong with 'Kong: Skull Island'?"
The latest version of King Kong raked in a mighty $61 million over the weekend.
Meanwhile, "Kong: Skull Island" surpassed expectations in its opening weekend.
The cinema icon has been called out in the past for racial undertones.