Tomb Raider Sequence Adaptation Hires The Marvels Author

Who will take Angelina Jolie and Alicia Vikander’s mantle as the following Lara Croft stays unknown, however the sequence adaptation of the Tomb Raider online game franchise is seemingly shifting ahead. Prime Video has reportedly tapped The Marvels and WandaVision author Megan McDonnell to affix the deliberate sequence.

Per Selection’s report, the Marvel Cinematic Universe scribe has been employed to affix the author’s room for the deliberate Tomb Raider sequence adaptation from Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Whereas the sequence would possibly nonetheless be in its early phases of improvement — with the plot and different individuals concerned remaining up within the air — McDonnell’s involvement serves as a inexperienced mild that the studio is planning to maneuver the mission ahead. 

Apart from the deliberate sequence adaptation, Deadline earlier this yr reported that MGM and Amazon Studios are working collectively for one more Tomb Raider movie adaptation. Nevertheless, no additional bulletins or launch dates have been revealed as of the second. 

Tomb Raider’s cinematic historical past

Lengthy earlier than the Jolie-starring Lara Croft: Tomb Raider debuted in theaters in 2001, the action-adventure recreation the film was primarily based on finally turned successful since its debut in 1996. It has additionally spawned a number of recreation iterations. 

The Maleficent actress went on to star because the titular character in 2003 with Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life. Jolie’s Tomb Raider additionally stars Iain Glen, Jon Voight, and Daniel Craig.

Alicia Vikander took on the position for the 2018 reboot, merely titled Tomb Raider. The synopsis for the Roar Uthaug-directed movie reads: “In opposition to her father’s remaining needs, Lara leaves every thing she is aware of behind looking for her dad’s last-known vacation spot: a fabled tomb on a legendary island.”

A sequel to Vikander’s Tomb Raider movie was in improvement again in 2019, however it was canceled resulting from quite a lot of components. And now, with Prime Video presumably shifting ahead with the sequence adaptation, a brand new actress will quickly proceed Lara Croft’s adventures and legacy. 

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