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Sunday, July 7th 2002, 1:00pm

Tomb Raider Movies

In this thread you can find all news articles for the Tomb Raider Movies.

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Saturday, February 7th 2009, 1:10pm

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider DVD Release

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, the first movie, will come out on DVD on November 26th 2001 in the UK.

The German version will be released as 3-DVD version on March 22nd 2002 and include the game Tomb Raider Chronicles as well as the Level Editor.

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Saturday, February 7th 2009, 1:35pm

Kings Island Theme Park Opens Tomb Raider: The Ride

The Kings Island theme park located in Ohio, USA will open a new attraction called Tomb Raider: The Ride for its 2002 season. Tomb Raider: The Ride is a giant top spin thrill ride.

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Saturday, February 7th 2009, 1:40pm

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life

Lawrence Gordon reported that a script for a second movie already exists and Paramount is also interested in making a second movie. But Angelina Jolie said she's only going to be Lara if the script was much better than that of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

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Saturday, February 7th 2009, 4:17pm

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life

First rumours about the movies story hint that it will be more about Lara Croft kicking some ass than her family background.

In the beginning of the movie Lara will be in Santorini, Greece, where she's looking for a treasure and then enter a fight scene with a group of badguys.

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Saturday, February 7th 2009, 4:27pm

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Pictures

Two images of Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft have surfaced. The first shows her on foot, and the other one riding a motorbike. She is wearing light brown trousers, a brown gunrig and a golden flight jacket with Chinese design. Her hair is tied in a ponytail. Overall she does not look very much like the Lara Croft known from the games.

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Saturday, February 7th 2009, 5:01pm

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life Cast

Djimon Hounsou who could recently been seen in cinemas in "The Four Feathers" and "Gladiator" will play the role of Lara's friend Cosa in The Cradle of Life.

Another role, that of mercenary Sean, will be played by nationally famous German actor Til Schweiger.

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Saturday, February 7th 2009, 5:15pm

Angelina Jolie Interview

Angelina talks about the second Tomb Raider Movie, her new role as mother and more.

See the two videos on : etonline.com

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Monday, June 7th 2010, 5:39pm

3(r)d Movie Rumours

One might think that there is nothing to report from the Tomb Raider universe, which is unlikely with Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light on our doorstep. Once again the topic of a third movie has been brought up with a new name for a possible Lara Croft actress, this time the 29 year old Kimberly Kardashian. If you are not fed up with "reboots" and "movies being in 3D now", you may still hope for a third movie in the near future.

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Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 9:50am

Third Movie Now Confirmed for 2013

As The Hollywood Reporter now confirmed, a third movie is actually in the making, with others to follow if it well received. The film which is supposed to have an Origin Storyline (also see reports for the next game instalment "Tomb Raider" (9)) is aiming for a 2013 release date. Graham King's GK Films has acquired the rights for the movies and will produce the film in corporation with Tim Headington.

As the producers are aiming for a young and dynamic portrayal of Lara Croft it is unlikely that Angelina Jolie will return as the British archaeologist. A writer for the script has not yet been found.

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Thursday, March 28th 2013, 9:29am

GK Films Teams up with MGM for Tomb Raider

In 2011 it became public that GK Films had aquired the feature film rights for Tomb Raider. Now it was announced, that they teamed up with Metro Goldwyn Mayer for this endeavour. Production will begin immediately, a cast however had not been announced yet.

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METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS PARTNERS WITH GK FILMS TO PRODUCE TOMB RAIDER

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) has acquired the feature film rights to TOMB RAIDER and will develop the new action adventure franchise based on the Lara Croft video game franchise in partnership with GK Films, it was jointly announced today by Gary Barber, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MGM and Graham King, Founder, GK Films.

GK Films had previously acquired the TOMB RAIDER film rights in 2011 from interactive entertainment company, Square Enix Ltd. King will serve as producer and development of the first film will begin immediately. No casting has been announced.

“Graham is one of the premier producers in this industry and I am delighted to be working with him on this exciting franchise. We look forward to developing more projects together in the future,” said Barber.

King said, “I am thrilled to partner with Gary and his MGM team on rebooting this successful TOMB RAIDER film franchise. The enthusiasm over the recent game release is very encouraging and we can’t wait to bring it to the big screen.”

The original TOMB RAIDER game was published in 1996 by the London-based video game company Eidos and went on to become one of the most successful video games of the time. Eidos (including Crystal Dynamics) is now part of an international interactive entertainment group, Square Enix. A pop culture phenomenon, the original TOMB RAIDER games have sold over 35 million game units worldwide making Lara Croft one of the most recognized names in the gaming industry. Most recently, Square Enix released the highly-anticipated reboot of the series, simply titled TOMB RAIDER, on March 5, 2013 to critical acclaim.
In 2001 and 2003, Paramount Pictures made two feature films starring Angelina Jolie and based on the daredevil archaeologist on a series of global missions. The films grossed a total of $432 million worldwide.


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Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 12:36am

3rd Movie Gets New Director

In regular intervals we are supplied with new rumours surrounding the planned third Tomb Raider movie, just we are now during the Rise of the Tomb Raider craze (which affects a third of the community at the moment). Norwegian director "Roar Uthaug" has been signed to work on the project that will also focus on the reboot storyline. Further Geneva Robertson-Dworet is in negotiations to write the screenplay. Prior to this it was said that Evan Daugherty, Marti Noxon, Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby have been working on the storyline for the movie. That does not bode too well for a consistent story.

One thing is for sure, until it's announced who will play the role of Lara in the movie, we still have a long wait ahead of us. Let's hope that they at least got "the film will detail Croft's first adventure" wrong, because, in 2-3 years we do not want to relieve the story of the Endurance once again, rescue Sam for the hundredth time and learn nothing new. But there is also another thing we do not want to see and that is yet another change to Lara's background story. Hopefully they meant to say "the film will detail one of Croft's early adventures" instead.
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Friday, April 29th 2016, 11:31am

New Lara Croft Actress Announced

The never ending discussion about the 3rd Tomb Raider movie has hit a new stage when it has become public which actress will portrait Lara Croft.

"Alicia Vikander has signed on to star in Tomb Raider for MGM, Warner Bros. and GK Films."

The story of the movie will follow the reboot and show a young inexperienced Lara Croft on her way to become the seasoned adventuress we know from the earlier games - "Tomb Raider featuring Lara Croft" to "Tomb Raider: Underworld" - and the Lara Croft game series. Thus it was out of the questing that Angelia Jolie would resume her portrayal of the British grave robber and archaeologist. During the search for a new actress Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley had been a favourite among fans. These hopes have now been shattered when Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, known for "Ex Machina", has been announced as being cast.

As you also may have noticed the rights are no longer with Paramount, but lie with MGM, Warner Bros. and GK Films. Thus Graham King is serving as producer. Further Roar Uthaug will be directing the project and Evan Daugherty (screenplay) and Geneva Robertson-Dworet (script) will serve as writers.

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