Ben Wheatley to Direct Tomb Raider Sequel

Lara Croft’s return finally has a release date. Deadline reports that the sequel to the 2018 film Tomb Raider – the status of which had been in doubt until Amy Jump’s hiring as screenwriter in April – now has a director in Ben Wheatley, as well as a March 19, 2021 release date. Alicia Vikander… Continue reading Ben Wheatley to Direct Tomb Raider Sequel

Amy Jump to Pen Tomb Raider Sequel

Lara Croft isn’t done on the big screen. Deadline reports that Free Fire’s Amy Jump has been hired to write a sequel to the underrated 2018 video game adaption Tomb Raider starring Alicia Vikander. I’m excited about this news for many reasons. First, you have Vikander, who had flirted with being a part of a… Continue reading Amy Jump to Pen Tomb Raider Sequel

REVIEW: Shadow of the Tomb Raider

I want to preface this review by admitting that I’ve been an avid fan of the Tomb Raider franchise practically since its inception in 1996. From the very outset, developer Eidos’ introduction of Lara Croft’s world-traversing treasure hunting escapades has received critical acclaim and was arguably the proverbial spark that lit the action-adventure genre which… Continue reading REVIEW: Shadow of the Tomb Raider