SEQUEL TO SHOOT
ON VOLCANIC ISLAND
Copyright 2002 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ August 1st 2002 ]
to reports in today's Greek press, Angelina Jolie
will shoot scenes from Paramount Pictures Tomb
Raider movie sequel on the sun-drenched Aegean
Sea island of Santorini. Filming is scheduled
to begin Aug 26-31 at the northern-most point
of the island in the small costal town of Ia.
Producers will also tout for 100 extras to star
alongside Jolie as she records a series of underwater
sequences depicting the discovery of a submerged
temple containing an inventory of Alexander The
Greats' prized possessions.
one of the most beautiful and mysterious of the
Greek islands, is a complex of overlapping basalt
and andesite shield rock formations enclosing
volcanic beaches wrought from an eruption that
occurred 3.500 years ago. The eruption was one
of the largest in the last 10,000 years and purged
seven cubic miles of rhyodacite magma from Mother
Earth out onto the coastline.
Raider II, tentatively named The Cradle Of Life
[working title], will also shoot on location in
China and Africa with Speed director Jan de Bont
helming the Lara Croft franchise vehicle. Former
Oscar winner Angelina Jolie returns as buxom British
gunslinger Lara Croft sent on a perilous mission
to rescue the world from the exploits of an evil
Chinese crime syndicate led by oriental crime
lord Chen Lo.