Filmmaker Ben Wheatley has been tapped in to helm the sequel to Alicia Vikander's Tomb Raider. Studio MGM has set a release date of March 19, 2021 for the film. Alicia Vikander is reprising her role as the treasure-hunting action heroine Lara Croft. Tomb Raider Actor Simon Yam Discharged from the Hospital Post-Surgery After Getting Stabbed on Stage in China

Amy Jump is writing the sequel script and Graham King is producing through his GK Films banner, reports deadline.comTomb Raider Movie Review: Alicia Vikander is No Replacement for Angelina Jolie, Say Critics

Wheatley has directed films like Kill List and Free Fire, and he is in post-production on Rebecca for Working Title Films. Production on the sequel will begin early next year.

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