Tomb Raider

‘Tomb Raider’ Director Shortlist Reportedly Includes Kathryn Bigelow and Catherine Hardwicke

by Britt Hayes September 18, 2015 @ 6:45 PM
Square Enix
Back in February the rights to Tomb Raider landed at Warner Bros. with the studio tapping Divergent screenwriter Evan Daugherty to help reboot the franchise. And in July we heard rumors that WB and MGM were looking to hire a woman to direct the new Tomb Raider film — specifically that they were seeking a “Michelle MacLaren type” to fill the director’s chair. A new rumor suggests that the studios now have a shortlist of directors which unsurprisingly includes Kathryn Bigelow. Dream big, guys.

‘Tomb Raider’ Reboot Reportedly Seeking a Woman Director

by Britt Hayes July 1, 2015 @ 6:57 PM
Square Enix
Following the disappointment of Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life, it’s not as if anyone has particularly high expectations for a Tomb Raider reboot — it wouldn’t have to do too much to surpass the quality of the last film. But Warner Bros. and MGM are apparently working quite hard to get this one as right as possible, and a new report suggests that part of that plan includes hiring a woman to direct.

‘Tomb Raider’ Reboot Heads to Warner Bros. With ‘Divergent’ Writer

by Britt Hayes February 25, 2015 @ 5:52 PM
Square Enix
It’s been a few years since we’ve heard anything about the Tomb Raider reboot, which was first announced back in 2009. As of the last update, the project was over at MGM and a script was in the works. Now, the Tomb Raider reboot has made yet another move, as Warner Bros. has picked up the project with a brand new writer in tow, and they’re putting the movie on the “fast track.”

Marti Noxon to Write 'Tomb Raider' Reboot

by Damon Houx June 12, 2013 @ 8:31 PM
Paramount, Getty Images
Until recently, the video game character Lara Croft was as well known for her bust as she was for any tomb raiding she took part in. And though her video game franchise 'Tomb Raider' was very popular and spawned two movie spin-offs, the creators were aware that it might be time to not make her such a fetish object for their latest game. That thought process is also being applied to the new movie version of 'Tomb Raider,' as the producers have hired Marti Noxon to work on the script.

Tomb Raider's Lara Croft + Lauren Cohan -- Dead Ringers?

by Nick Romano March 29, 2013 @ 1:05 PM
Crystal Dynamics/AMC
When we heard there would be a new 'Tomb Raider' movie, the obvious question was, Which actress should succeed Angelina Jolie? Word is the new film will be adapted from the latest video game, which follows a young Craft on her first epic adventure. So when we got a closeup of the game character, only one name came to mind -- Lauren Cohan.

'Tomb Raider' Reboot: How Closely Will It Follow the New Game?

by Eric Walkuski March 5, 2013 @ 9:35 AM
Crystal Dynamics
Today sees the release of the new and improved Lara Croft. Crystal Dynamics' Tomb Raider is a reboot of the enduring character, introducing a 17-year-old Croft to a new generation of gamers. And so it's only natural that an upcoming film reboot is being mapped out and will closely follow the game's lead; it has been revealed that the producers of the game and the film will collaborate on the upcoming project.