‘Tomb Raider 2’ Dead, Alicia Vikander to Return – The Hollywood Reporter

Tomb Raider He is looking for a new home. Studios and streamers have been bidding to acquire the film rights to the property, which has been around for nine years MGM Now the producer has returned to Graham King and his GK Films.

The opening bids were taken last week, but things turned into a bidding war.

Alicia Vikander Acted in 2018 Tomb Raider A reboot for MGM and GK Films that grossed $275 million worldwide The sequel directed Lovecraft County Created by Misha Green. That plan is now dead, and the role is expected to be recast. Wrap up He announced the news first.

MGM, which recently sold to Amazon Tomb Raider Thanks to a 2013 deal with GK Films, which acquired the film rights from video game maker Square Enix in 2011. MGM did not respond to a request for comment.

Before Tomb Raider’During her time at MGM, Angelina Jolie made two features based on the character and were released by Paramount: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life (2003). Those films grossed $432 million worldwide. This property debuted in games in 1996.

The bidding war comes as studios and streamers are hungrier than ever for known IP. One source described the situation as a “feeding frenzy”.

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