Tomb Raider movie reboot lands director, negotiates with writer

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 18 November 2015 09:23 GMT

The Tomb Raider movie reboot has hired a new director and possibly a new writer.

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Previous plans to hire Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman writer Evan Daugherty to pen the Tomb Raider movie reboot seems to have bee scrapped, as have the hunt for a female director.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Roar Uthaug, director of Norwegian disaster movie The Wave, is attached to direct.

Transformers 5 co-writer Geneva Robertson-Dworet is also said to be in negotiations to pen the script, taking over from Daugherty.

While this is progress, it will probably be a while before we learn the lead actress’ name, and a while yet for the studios to reveal any details. To that end, the site reports the film will follow Lara Croft’s “first adventure.”

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