THE CRADLE OF
LIFE SHOOTS IN HONG KONG
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[ January 6th 2003 ]
superstar Angelina Jolie has been shooting scenes
for Par's Tomb Raider sequel The Cradle Of Life
in and around Hong Kong capitalising on the panoramic
splendor of Victoria Harbour - littered with traditional
boats to modern cargo ships - as backdrop for
a series of electrically charged action-packed
sequences involving unscrupulous crime boss Chen
Lo, played by oriental actor Simon Yam.
to a witness report from movie magazine Dark Horizons,
one scene sported Angelina Jolie and a male co-star
rushing from an office and into a glass elevator.
Jolie was wearing a tan-coloured jacket with two
Desert Eagle hand-guns strapped to her side. Jolie
is then attacked by her co-star during a later
scene. The production will then move to Ocean
Terminal for an action sequence involving a double-decker
de Bont helmed production has entered the final
stages of filming before post production prepares
the movie for it's July 25th silver screen debut.
Jolie, who recently toured the war-torn region
of Kosovo raising awareness for the United Nations
High Commission for Refugees, returns as fearless
British aristocrat Lara Croft in the second of
three adventures spawned from the successful video-game
series of the same name.
Simon West-helmed adaptation garnered more than
$230 million in revenue worldwide, coining $48
million during its domestic opening weekend and
remains the highest ever box-office earner for
a female-driven movie. Tomb Raider remains one
of Britain's most potent video-game franchises
to date, supported by over 30-million unit sales
featuring the worlds most famous digital heroine.