Amazon-owned MGM lost the rights to the movie to Tomb Raider

Amazon-owned MGM lost the rights to the movie to Tomb Raider

Tomb rider Movie rights are available at hand. According to a report from twistingAmazon-owned MGM waited too long to create a 2018 sequel Tomb rider Film, frees up the rights to the next Hollywood studio that wants to take a stab at creating a remastered version of the long-running video game franchise.

Many studios are currently engaged in a bidding war to capture the Tomb rider rights, twisting reports. And since the license comes without any obligation to keep the same cast and crew, the following Tomb rider The movie could be a full reboot passing Lara Croft’s wand to another actress.

2018 Tomb rider It stars Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft, and has been met with mixed reviews that criticized her poor portrayal of the titular archaeologist in the series. As we noted in our review at the time, MGM’s Tomb rider It seems to blend elements from the 2013 game with the early 2000s Tomb rider Movie adapted starring Angelina Jolie (which also didn’t get the best reviews).

MGM originally planned to release a sequel to its movie in 2021, but it’s possible that the COVID-19 pandemic is on the way to production. In 2020, the film’s director, Ben Wheaton said The edgeSister site ribbed That he’s still committed to making the movie, but he’s “in the fog of COVID.” It’s possible that Amazon’s acquisition of MGM in March also has to do with the studio’s decision not to give the green light for another Tomb rider.

On the small screen, Netflix is ​​still working on a gif Tomb rider Adaptation. The series, which still does not have an official release date, will take place after the reboot of the game trilogy that concluded with Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

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