Just yesterday we reported that Phoebe Waller-Bridge will be executive producer of Sign Here , series by Amazon Studios .
but now we discover that she will also be busy as a writer of another show, this time based on none other than Tomb Raider . The news was reported by The Hollywood Reporter that Waller-Bridge will not star in the series, but she will executive produce with Ryan Andolina , Amanda Greenblatt and Dmitri M. Johnson .
The project is part of the agreement between the author and Amazon , which has just been renewed. We don’t know if this is the reboot that was talked about way back when MGM lost the rights to the franchise , but it seems likely. In any case, it is known that Amazon will also publish the next chapter of the videogame saga, also created by Crystal Dynamic . In short, the company is managing every aspect of this famous intellectual property.
No other details are available, but we can imagine that Tomb Raider will be made for the Prime Video platform .
Tomb Raider in live action
The most recent live-action adaptation of the saga is the 2018 Alicia Vikander film, which grossed nearly $ 275 million worldwide. A sequel was in the works, but fell through due to budget and script disagreements.
The first two adaptations, starring Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft , were released in 2001 and 2003, earning a combined $432 million at the worldwide box office.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge ‘s beginnings are linked to the small screen, also as an author and producer: after creating and starring in the delicious sitcom Crashing , her consecration came with Fleabag , celebrated as one of the most important series of recent years. Killing Eve , of which she wrote four episodes (including the first one), only increased her fame. In film, Waller-Bridge contributed to the screenplay for No Time to Die , and will soon be seen in Indiana Jones and the Wheel of Time opposite Harrison Ford