Tomb Raider is getting a sequel with screenwriter Amy Jump set to pen the script

By Alexia Fernandez
April 15, 2019 05:36 PM

Lara Croft is set to grace theaters once again.

A sequel to Tomb Raider is in the works with screenwriter Amy Jump (Free Fire) signed on to pen the follow-up to Alicia Vikander‘s 2018 film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The first film grossed $58 million in the U.S. box office and over $270 million in the world box office, per IMDb.

It remains unclear if Vikander, 30, will reprise her role as the independent adventurer. The 2018 film also starred Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu and Kristin Scott Thomas.

Vikander, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2016’s The Danish Girl, trained extensively for the role, which including weight training, MMA fighting, climbing, archery and swimming as her costar West told Vogue in 2018.

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“Alicia is quite badass,” the actor said. “And she’s deadly serious about the work. I was always trying to get her out to the pub, but she was very disciplined.”

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She has a slew of films lined up including the fantasy retelling of Sir Gawain in the Green Knight, as well as Earthquake Bird and The Glorias: A Life on the Road in which she’ll portray Gloria Steinem.

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Vikander is also enjoying married life as she told Vogue at the time and revealed that after shooting wrapped on Tomb Raider she and husband Michael Fassbender took five months off to reset.

The two married in an intimate ceremony in Ibiza in October 2017, and they’re enjoying their new life together in Lisbon, Portugal, which she called “very ‘Williamsburg-ish.'”

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