‘Tomb Raider’ Reboot At Last Finds A Director: Norwegian Filmmaker Roar Uthaug Set On Board

By Neha Bakshi | 2 years ago
‘Tomb Raider’ Reboot At Last Finds A Director: Norwegian Filmmaker Roar Uthaug Set On Board
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Graham King’s GK films, producing the adventures of Lara Croft have finally found their director. Norwegian film director Roar Uthaug is said to chair as director for the “Tomb Raider” reboot. Uthaug is known for his disaster drama “The Wave” which got nominated for Oscar in the foreign film category. The reboot is set to be launched under the partnership of MGM and Warner Bros featuring archaeologist Lara Croft. Read on to find out more about interesting revelation on “Tomb Raider” reboot ahead.

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According to Hollywood Reporter, Lara Croft has been adapted on screen successfully first time in 2001 in “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” starring Angelina Jolie the movies earned wonderful reviews and was a huge success. She was again casted in the sequel that was released in 2003 and both of them grossed approximately $432 million worldwide.

There have been very few details revealed about the reboot as of now but it is known that it will feature Croft’s first adventure. Geneva Robertson-Dworet the co-writer on “Transformers 5” is supposedly in talks for doing the screenplay of reboot. Hopefully he will be on board.

GK Films acquired the rights of “Tomb Raider” from entertainment company Square Enix in 2011 later partnering with MGM in 2013. GK Films and Warner Bros association came early this year for many flicks like “Hot Pursuit,” “Max”, upcoming “Creed” and “Tomb Raider” reboot.

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“Tomb Raider” reboot will be English-language debut movie for immensely talented director Roar Uthaug. He has got this wonderful reboot to be shaped into a great movie as Croft is a very popular video game character that is successfully adapted after “Prince of Persia”.

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Neha graduated in Electronic Media and has worked with Timea group for 3 years. She is passionate about learning languages and is certified French Language Expert. She joined MNG in 2015.