FOR THIRD TOMB MOVIE
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[ April 20th 2006 ]
Jolie will reprise her role as video-game
Croft in a third Tomb Raider movie if the
success of Tomb
Raider Legend warrants investment from Paramount.
"Paramount has optioned it and Angelina has agreed
to star in the third." Eidos'
Ian Livingstone told British newspaper The Express.
two movies have grossed more than $450m (£262m,
E383m) at the box office and are based on the
video game of the same name. Sources in Hollywood
say negotiations have started between Paramount
and SCI - who acquired rival British publisher
Eidos earlier this year - for the latest movie.
Jolie had already expressed an interest in returning
as Lara Croft despite previously dismissing a
third picture following domestic indifference
Raider: The Cradle Of Life. Chris Barrie has
also registered his support to resume his role
as Lara's fumbling butler Hilary.
Group is likely to negotiate a tougher deal for
its property under chief executive Jane Cavanagh,
who is one of Britain's most successful female
executives. Eidos reportedly collected only $1
million from Paramount Pictures prior to production
Croft Tomb Raider.