ALICIA VIKANDER GIVES UPDATE ON
TOMB RAIDER SEQUEL
[ 04 January 2021 ]
Tomb Raider star Alicia Vikander
has given an update on a sequel to the Roar Uthaug-helmed
Tomb Raider reboot during press for The Glorias, via
entertainment news outlet Cinema
Blend. "The plan was for us to start making one
this year, of course due to the situation, that's now
very different. We still are in discussions about it,
so I hope we can probably get to it next year." the
star told Good Morning America.
British filmmaker Ben Wheatley
will direct the Tomb Raider motion picture sequel, according
to a report by Deadline. The film will see Alicia Vikander
reprise her role as British aristocrat Lara Croft. Both
MGM and Graham King will produce. The Tomb Raider sequel
was originally scheduled to release on 19 March, 2021
however production has been delayed.
Tomb Raider, starring Alicia Vikander
as Lara Croft, released in 2018 and grossed 274m USD
worldwide. The motion picture based on the video-game
series from Square Enix rebooted a series originally
led by Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie.
The original film, Lara Croft
Tomb Raider, released in 2001 and grossed 274m USD.
Lara Croft Tomb Raider The Cradle of Life released in
2003 and grossed 156m USD, according to figures provided
by Box Office Mojo.
Raider Motion Picture