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Prime Video Moves Forward with Tomb Raider Series Adaptation

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Writer Megan McDonnell Joins the Project

Megan McDonnell, known for her work on The Marvels and WandaVision, has been hired to join the writer's room for the upcoming Tomb Raider series adaptation on Prime Video. This move indicates that the studio is planning to move the project forward, although details about the plot and other people involved remain unknown.

MGM and Amazon Studios Working on Tomb Raider Film Adaptation

Aside from the series adaptation, MGM and Amazon Studios are also collaborating on another Tomb Raider film adaptation. However, no further announcements or release dates have been revealed at this time.

A Popular Franchise with a Storied Past

The Tomb Raider franchise, based on the action-adventure video game, has been a hit since its debut in 1996. It has spawned multiple game iterations and two film adaptations.

Angelina Jolie and Alicia Vikander's Portrayals of Lara Croft

Angelina Jolie starred as Lara Croft in the 2001 film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and its 2003 sequel Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life. Alicia Vikander took on the role for the 2018 reboot simply titled Tomb Raider.

Sequel to Vikander's Tomb Raider Film Cancelled

A sequel to Alicia Vikander's Tomb Raider film was in development in 2019 but was ultimately cancelled due to various factors. With the series adaptation moving forward, a new actress will soon continue Lara Croft's adventures and legacy.

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