After the announcement of an upcoming TV series, it seems that Amazon Studios intends to build a larger universe with Lara Croft: a new Tomb Raider film is in development.
Take the structure of the Marvel universe, but with a protagonist Lara Croft: this is the starting point of a new project set up by the Amazon Studios who first announced a TV series and then a movie about tomb Raider. As it reports The Hollywood Reporter exclusively, it seems that the adventures of Lara Croft will have a large space in the programming of Prime Video. Phoebe Waller-Bridge, acclaimed author, features in the project thanks to the “massive rights agreement” concluded with Amazon. According to the first rumors reported by the American magazine, the agreement in question provides for the creation of at least one new feature film on Tomb Raider connected to the TV series. But what should we expect?
Tomb Raider, after the TV series, a film about Lara Croft is also coming
It seems that the Marvel universe has strongly inspired the new Amazon project. As it reports The Hollywood Reporter, the intention is to build a connected universe made up of films, TV series and even new video games. All interconnected, these entertainment products should therefore remember the structure set up by the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where all the stories created so far are strongly linked to each other. According to a source close to the Studios, the new Tomb Raider franchise is one of the biggest commitments made by Amazon after acquiring the rights to make the TV series on The rings of power set in the Lord of the Rings universe. Phoebe Waller-Bridge is also a big fan of the project.
The new adaptation brings Lara Croft back to star in a film after the previous two experiments. When the acclaimed video game character first hit the big screen, he looked like Angelina Jolie. She was the first to depict live action Lara Croft. Later, in 2018, too Alicia Vikander he tasted the experience on his own skin dusting off the charm of Tomb Raider. In the beginning the film also planned a sequel but the project was shelved. Now that Amazon has expressed interest, audiences can’t help but wonder: who will be the next Lara Croft?