Ben Wheatley signs on to direct the next Tomb Raider film - Alicia Vikander returns

Ben Wheatley signs on to direct the next Tomb Raider film - Alicia Vikander returns

Deadline are reporting that Alicia Vikander is set to return to our screens as Lara Croft in a sequel to the 2018 video game adaption of Tomb Raider. Not only that, British indie director Ben Wheatley is set to direct what will be his biggest film to date. Amy Jump has been signed up to write the screenplay.

Tomb Raider 2 is expected to arrive in cinemas on 19th March 2021.

Wheatley previously directed Kill List and A Field in England and is currently in post production on Rebecca. He is set to replace Roar Uthaug, who directed the previous Tomb Raider film.


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