The Studio MGM/GK Films/Warner Bros. has announced today that the upcoming Tomb Raider movie, starring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft, will be on the big screen on March 16, 2018.
The date was first for an untitled DC Comics film, long rumored to be The Flash.
Roar Uthaug (The Wave) will direct the movie. Cassidy Langen is overseeing this movie project for MGM, while Drew Crevello is for Warner Bros. and Denis O’Sullivan for GK Films. MGM will oversee the production of the movie.
Any details on the story plot remain a secret, but the movie will detail on Lara Croft’s first adventure. Evan Daugherty, Marti Noxon, Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby previously have worked on the movie script.
Lara Croft first appeared on big screen, portrayed by Angelina Jolie, in 2001 in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, a blockbuster distributed by Paramount Pictures,that grossed $274.7M worldwide. The 2003 follow-up, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, only earned a minor $156.5M for Paramount.