MGM and GK Films Team Up for 'Tomb Raider' Reboot

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GK Films and MGM are teaming up to develop new Tomb Raider movies, according to The Hollywood Reporter. And no, Angelina Jolie, who starred as Lara Croft in the previous two Tomb Raider movies, will not be reprising her role.

Producers Graham King's GK Films acquired the film rights to Tomb Raider back in 2011 with the intention of developing "daring new adventures for the young and dynamic Lara Croft." The operative word is "young," so that rules out Jolie who, while still the looker, does not fit that description any longer.

The script is written by Cowboys & Aliens' Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby who are aiming "to write an origin story for Lara Croft that solidifies her place alongside Ellen Ripley and Sarah Connor in the pantheon of great female action heroes."

Hope they succeed because the previous two movies were the very definition of boring.

A reboot of the Tomb Raider video game was released on March 5 that tells the story of Lara before she became the butt-kicking heroine of the previous games. No word if the new movie will take guidance from the video game.

So which young actress will make a good Lara Croft? Sound off in the comment section below.

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