Jason Mitchell attends a special screening of Straight Outta Compton on August 20, 2015 at the Picturehouse Central in London, England.

Jason Mitchell attends a special screening of Straight Outta Compton on August 20, 2015 at the Picturehouse Central in London, England.

*Jason Mitchell, who received critical acclaim for portraying rapper Eazy-E in “Straight Outta Compton,” is teaming with one of his castmates for his next project.

Variety reports that Mitchell is in talks to join Legendary and Universal’s “Kong: Skull Island,” which stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson and his “Straight Outta Compton” co-star Corey Hawkins.

While plot details are still vague, the story will be set in the mysterious, dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the island. Mitchell will play a pilot in the film.