MGM Studios Announce Tomb Raider 2 Delayed Indefinitely!
This is NOT good. This is disappointing news for fans of Tomb Raider, as the sequel to the 2018 big-screen adaptation starring Alicia Vikander has now been delayed indefinitely. Read on for more details on why Tomb Raider 2 getting Delayed…
CelebnMovies247.com reports that MGM Studios has announced a series of new release dates for various projects, and among them is the reveal that Tomb Raider 2, which was initially set to debut on March 19, 2021, will not be coming to theaters anytime soon.
Rumors have begun to circulate that the story for Tomb Raider 2 will combine elements from the video games Rise of the Tomb Raider and Shadow of the Tomb Raider.
What we’ve learned about Tomb Raider 2:
Alicia Vikander is expected to return as Lara Croft, with director Ben Wheatley, whose previous credits include the likes of Kill List, Sightseers, and Netflix’s recent adaptation of Rebecca.
Amy Jump, who has collaborated with Wheatley on numerous projects, is writing the script for Tomb Raider 2 while Graham King is producing the movie under the GK Films banner.
Vikander said in a recent interview:
The plan was for us to start making one this year, of course, due to the [pandemic] situation, that’s now very different. We’re still in discussions about it, so I hope we can probably get to it next year.
Tomb Raider Reviews:
The Tomb Raider reboot reportedly barely broke even, amassing a total of $274.7 million at the box office. Tomb Raider also received a mixed response from critics, with many finding the plot to be too basic and by-the-numbers. Some however praised the movie for its gripping action sequences and gritty take on the material, with Vikander’s performance being considered by some as “powerful” while others described her as being nothing more than a “punching bag and onlooker.”
As for Alicia Vikander, she has several projects on the horizon including the drama Blue Bayou, the horror fantasy The Green Knight, and the thriller Born to Be Murdered.
Not to mention, Ben Wheatley was recently pegged to direct the upcoming sequel to the Jason Statham monster-movie The Meg.
This comes to us courtesy of MGM Studios.