Amazon is reportedly planning a Marvel-style Tomb Raider universe that may span video video games, TV, and movie. In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, Amazon–which is publishing the subsequent Tomb Raider sport and has a brand new TV sequence within the works from Phoebe Waller-Bridge–is additionally making a brand new Tomb Raider film.
The report mentioned Amazon is making an attempt to create a “linked world of Tomb Raider,” with the video games, TV sequence, and movie tied collectively. Sources informed THR that Amazon is working with dj2 Leisure on the movie and the upcoming TV sequence.
That is apparently a big deal, with a supply telling THR that Amazon’s funding into the reported Tomb Raider linked universe could be amongst Amazon’s “largest commitments” after The Lord of the Rings. Amazon is reported to have spent $250 million on the rights alone for The Lord of the Rings, which is used to create the TV sequence The Rings of Energy.
Waller-Bridge, who received an Emmy for Fleabag, will not be concerned with Amazon’s new Tomb Raider online game or movie, the report mentioned.
Along with Amazon’s reported Tomb Raider tasks, Netflix is working with dj2 Leisure on a Tomb Raider anime sequence.
The Tomb Raider movie sequence debuted in 2001 with a film starring Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft. Jolie additionally starred within the 2003 sequel, The Cradle of Life. The franchise was rebooted in 2018 with Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander within the lead function. The film didn’t carry out very effectively within the US, the place it made $58 million, but it surely earned greater than $200 million from worldwide markets for a complete of $274.6 million in opposition to a reported $94 million price range.
Plans have been mentioned to be in place for a Tomb Raider sequel starring Vikander, however when the Tomb Raider film rights went up on the market in 2022, Vikander dropped out.
It’s totally early days for the subsequent Tomb Raider film, so there isn’t a phrase but on who would possibly play Lara Croft in Amazon’s rumored movie.
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