Amazon Prime confirms work on a TV series about Tomb Raider
Amazon Prime revealed that it is currently developing a new series centered on Lara Croft. The new Tomb Raider series comes from the critically acclaimed mind of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who is most notable for her excellent work on Dark Comedy Fleabag.
This new series is said to be in the early stages of development, with writing by Waller-Bridge, who currently has a deal with Amazon to produce content for them. The Hollywood Reporter reports that, at the moment, Phoebe Waller-Bridge has no plans to participate in the series, so we don’t know yet who will play the main character.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge may be best known for Fleabag, she’s no stranger to the action-adventure genre, having served as showrunner for the first series of Killing Eve and contributed to the script for No Time to Die. She has also been the voice of a droid in the Star Wars franchise, while currently also starring opposite Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.
When it comes to live-action, Tomb Raider has yet to make a series, but there is an anime set to release on Netflix sometime in 2023. Still, there have been a few live-action movies, notable for having Angelina Jolie cast. and Alicia Vikander playing Lara Croft at different times.
Unfortunately, since the new Tomb Raider adaptation is only in the development stage, fans will likely have to wait a while until they get to see it when it debuts on Amazon Prime.