He has directed action before, 2016's Free Fire has a lot of shooting in it, but it is still a black comedy rather than an all out action epic. Alicia Vikander is reprising her role as the lissome, treasure-hunting action heroine Lara Croft. Ben Wheatley, who has proven to be a filmmaker to watch with critically acclaimed blackly comic thrillers like High-Rise and Free Fire, has been tapped by MGM as the Tomb Raider sequel director. Currently, his latest filmRebecca is in post-production.
There may still be time for the film to fall through, but for now, fans may want to explore Wheatley's gory filmography (like High-Rise, which left Tom Hiddleston covered in blood) in case Tomb Raider heads that way when it returns to theaters March 19, 2021. Alicia Vikander is back as Lara but director Roar Uthaug - who is an actual director and not a character in Skyrim - has been dumped in favour of Ben Wheatley. The film will be distributed by Warner Bros.
The sequel will be produced by Graham King through GK Films with Elizabeth Cantillon, with a script written by Wheatley's wife, Amy Jump.
The 2018 Tomb Raider was Hollywood's second attempt to adapt the beloved video game franchise after the Angelina Jolie films from 2001 and 2003.
The Tomb Raider movie reboot was serviceable, but at the same time so immediately forgettable that we promptly forgot it had come out just last year (in our defence, it was a long year). Production on the movie is said to begin early 2020. While we're waiting for the new film, Shadow of the Tomb Raider is available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Mugabe's early years were praised for broadening access to health and education for the black majority, the BBC reported. Robert Mugabe had led Zimbabwe in 1980 and again in 2017 , amid accusations of intimidation and vote rigging.
The US ambassador said that his government was beside Bangladesh in the Rohingya situation and would continue the support. He said they have reports that people are present there who pose a threat to national security, but would not elaborate.
Andreescu couldn't have gotten off to a better start, quickly generating two break points on Mertens' opening service game. The Mississauga, Ont., native finished with 40 winners and 33 unforced errors while Mertens had 22 and 27, respectively.
In the semi-finals of a grand-slam match you can't expect an easy opponent. "He's like a lion in the middle of the jungle. Rafael Nadal , Matteo Berrettini , and Bianca Andreescu have qualified for the semifinals in the U.S.
The hurricane's approach coincided with a rising tide in the afternoon that forecasters said could worsen flooding in the city. The Category 2 storm has devastated the Bahamas, where rescue crews have only begun taking the full measure of the damage.
Black, who was not under the influence of alcohol, suffered "major back injuries" while Broxterman also complained of pain. He reportedly fractured his spine in three places and needs to be "heavily medicated" while recovering.
Say goodbye to unprompted "hey" DM's on Facebook and hello to prompted yet still uninspiring "hey" DM's on Facebook Dating . The company says it has opted to not show a user's gender identity to potential matches in order to respect user privacy.
Trump remained silent on Twitter about the newly agreed talks, and none of his key economic aides appeared on morning talk shows. While Trump's administration ratchets up the tariff pressure, China is having to add stimulus to support its slowing economy.
Svitolina awaits the victor between six-time champion Serena Williams and first-time quarterfinalist Wang Qiang Wang on Thursday. I think that's why we tennis players play. "Now he needs to step his game up", Svitolina said with a laugh after her match.
Nicki Minaj has announced her retirement from music
The two are madly in love and Minaj has hinted that she wants to start a family with him. "My fans know exactly who I am". It was not immediately clear if this meant Minaj was retiring from music, or all of her endeavors.
Second U.S. death linked to vaping, officials say
Minnesota Department of Health Epidemiologist Stacy Holzbauer said officials have interviewed a dozen of the Minnesota victims. The person, who has not been identified, died in July and reportedly used vaping products with cannabis from a dispensary.
Michigan 1st state to ban flavored e-cigarettes
Health officials have said reported cases of the illness across various states appear to be similar, but a lot remains unknown. Brian Marlow, of Legalise Vaping Australia, agreed the issue in the USA was due to a lack of appropriate regulation on vapes.