Lara Croft, the heroine of the popular video game Tomb Raider, is an adventurous young girl, who sets off to unearth the mystery of her father’s death by visiting the last sinister location he had visited- ‘A fabled tomb on a mythical island’. If she gets through this dangerous adventure, she will be the new Tomb Raider! Lara Croft made her entry on the silver screen in India on 9th March 2018. Although the film opened to mixed reviews, it quickly gained popularity and went on to make $27.47 crores worldwide.
Tomb Raider, directed by Roar Uthaug, starred Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft.
Why It Hasn’t Aired Yet?
Did you know that Alicia had expressed interest in starring in the sequel even before the original movie released? Well, it’s finally happening! Shooting was scheduled to start in April, but it was pushed back, and now might resume in summer, either July or August.The release date given is 19 March 2021, but there are rumors that this might be delayed due to the uncertainty that comes with the current crisis. We hope to hear some good news soon!
What Exciting Updates Are Here?
Ben Wheatley, director of famed movies like Kill List and High Rise will be directing the much-awaited sequel! Amy Jump has been hired to write the script, with the recommendation of Alicia Vikander! We do not expect any new footage or trailer until Winter, 2020 as shooting hasn’t even started. There is no news on the plot yet, but if it picks off from when the first movie ended, then we might expect to see some familiar faces like Kristin Scott Thomas and Daniel Wu. But all we can do now is keep the guessing game on!
And What Do We Know About This New Movie?
In the last movie, Lara saved the world by stopping the fatal virus from escaping the tomb and returned to take over her father’s place in the company in London (Which she had refused to accept before) Whether the sequel tells us about her life after she took over the job, or if it invents a whole new mystery unrelated to the original is only a matter of speculation. There was a teaser in the credit’s scene of the movie where she buys iconic dual guns, which might give us a clue as to what happens next!
Stay tuned for more updates!