As told by Hollywood gossips, the next live-action iteration of the franchise tomb Raider It will not be heading to the big screen, but will be an original series produced by Amazon Studios for Amazon Prime Video. For whom else?
Is new series of Tom Raider for Amazon Prime Videostill without a scheduled release date, would be written and produced by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, a British actress and screenwriter linked by contract with Amazon as a result of being the creator of one of its most outstanding critical successes, fleabag. In fact, before tomb Raider Phoebe Waller-Bridge is in charge of adapting Mr & Mrs Smithalso in serial format, also for Amazon Prime Video.
On the other hand, Phoebe Waller-Bridge is one of the actresses who accompanies Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Fate, the last film starring the mythical adventurer and inspiration for characters like Lara Croft herself. So let’s just say that the British filmmaker arrives drenched in action and adventure of the kind you’d expect in a TV series. tomb Raider.
Finally, it should be noted that Phoebe Waller-Bridge is also responsible for other award-winning series such as Crashing either killing eve, so if it is finally confirmed that it is she who will be in charge of the adaptation, at least the quality and rhythm are assured. However, the news has yet to be confirmed, although many media consider it confirmed.
What is certain is that neither Alicia Vikander, nor of course Angelina Jolie, will play the role of the aristocratic treasure hunter again, and it is that while the sequel to the one starring the first in 2018 has been on the air for years, The second of the two films that Mrs. Smith embodied will be two decades old in 2023, which is said to be soon. We will have to look for a new Lara Croft.
Meanwhile, something that has been confirmed is that Amazon Games will be the distributor of the next game of tomb Raider, whose development is continuing and which is expected to be released this year, unless delayed. In short, it seems that the Crystal Dynamic franchise has found its new home And whether it is for new audiovisual productions or for the distribution of the game, that is Amazon.