New Tomb Raider Movie Will Be a "Character Piece"

The original Tomb Raider movies were over-the-top and comic bookish. Since the game is being rebooted, the movies are, too. Don't expect Angelina Jolie! The 2013 Tomb Raider flick is Jolie-free.

According to the film's producer Graham King, "Listen, the box office, they weren't disasters but I find it interesting that the story that we're telling is really the story before she became Lara Croft, so it is a character piece."

King produced The Departed, as well as Blood Diamond and, more recently, Hugo.

"It does have a lot of really great characters, but it's a lot of action and a lot of fun, and for me, it's something very different," he continued. "I've not really done a movie like that before, but I really gravitated to rebooting this franchise and we're going to give it a shot."

Read more: Exclusive: Graham King on the Tomb Raider Reboot - ComingSoon.net http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=84426#ixzz1eLcFigtQ

The new Tomb Raider film will be an origin story and will be written by the writing team of Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, who penned the Iron Man movie.

Exclusive: Graham King on the Tomb Raider Reboot [ComingSoon]


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