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Production Wraps on ‘TOMB RAIDER’ Starring Alicia Vikander

June 9, 2017

Alicia Vikander Tomb Raider

Director Roar Uthaug has shared on Instagram that production has officially wrapped on the highly anticipated reboot TOMB RAIDER, starring Alicia Vikander as the video game heroine.

A Warner Bros. Pictures, MGM and GK Films production, Uthaug directs from a script by Geneva Robertson-Dworet. The new film will be based on the video game franchise. First published in 1996 by the London-based video game company Eidos, Tomb Raider became one of the most successful video games of the time. A reboot of the series, telling the origin of Lara Frost, was released in 2013 and sold over 5 million copies. The most recent game titled Rise of the Tomb Raider was released in 2015 and is available for XBOX One, XBOX 360, Playstation 4 and PC.

Vikander is joined alongside Dominic West as her on-screen father, Walton Goggins as the villain and Daniel Wu as the captain of a ship.

Paramount Pictures previously made two films about the daredevil archeologist on a series of global missions. The films, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life starred Angelina Jolie and grossed a combined $432 million at the worldwide box office.

Uthaug is best known for directing the 2015 disaster drama The Wave. Although that film didn’t got nominated, it became Norway’s official entry at the Academy Awards.

Tomb Raider hits theaters on March 16, 2018.

That's a wrap! #tombraidermovie #tombraider

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  1. TR films usually have great locations. Looking forward to it.

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