Lovecraft Nation’s Misha Inexperienced Tapped to Write/Direct Tomb Raider Sequel
Lovecraft Nation’s Misha Inexperienced tapped to jot down/direct Tomb Raider sequel
After initially setting Rebecca‘s Ben Wheatley for the place, MGM’s Alicia Vikander-fronted Tomb Raider sequel is shifting gears as Lovecraft Nation developer/showrunner Misha Inexperienced has been tapped to each write and direct the follow-up to the 2018 online game adaptation, in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter.
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My fav from traditional period is Legend & from survival period it’s a tie between Rise & Shadow. So I’m pondering one thing like:
*whispers* Who’s as excited as I’m for a @TombRaiderMovie!?!? #TombRaider
— Misha Inexperienced (@MishaGreen) January 25, 2021
It was beforehand introduced in September 2019 that Ben Wheatley (Free Hearth, Excessive-Rise) would direct the untitled sequel and that manufacturing on the MGM and Warner Bros. film was initially deliberate for final 12 months with a launch date initially set for March 19, 2021, however was subsequently delayed because of the ongoing pandemic and WB exiting the undertaking.
The sequel was to written by Amy Leap, who’s an everyday collaborator with Wheatley and beforehand labored on Excessive-Rise, Free Hearth, A Discipline in England, Sightseers, and Kill Checklist collectively. Leap was taking up writing duties for Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Alastair Siddons, who co-wrote the primary film, solely to get replaced by Inexperienced. Plot particulars on the sequel are being saved beneath wraps. Graham King will as soon as once more produce via his GK Movies banner.
Primarily based on the online game character, the 2018 Tomb Raider and earned $274.7 million on the worldwide field workplace. Within the film, Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) is the fiercely impartial daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a younger girl of 21 with none actual focus or function, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of stylish East London as a motorbike courier, barely making the hire, and takes school programs, not often making it to class. Decided to forge her personal path, she refuses to take the reins of her father’s international empire simply as staunchly as she rejects the concept he’s actually gone. Suggested to face the details and transfer ahead after seven years with out him, even Lara can’t perceive what drives her to lastly remedy the puzzle of his mysterious loss of life.
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Tomb Raider additionally starred Dominic West (Cash Monster, 300), Walton Goggins (The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained) and Daniel Wu (Into the Badlands). Roar Uthaug (The Wave) directed the movie, and Graham King (The Departed) served as a producer via GK Movies.
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