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Alicia Vikander Says Tomb Raider Sequel Script Coming Soon

July 30, 2021 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The planned Tomb Raider sequel is plugging along, and star Alicia Vikander says that a scrupt is coming “very soon.” Vikander spoke with for a new interview and was asked about the status of the film, which would be the follow-up to the 2018 origin story.

“[Writer/director] Misha [Green] is about to … A script is coming in very soon,” Vikander said. “She’s extremely hardworking. And so, I can’t say anything, because like you said, COVID kind of put everything just up in the air. But yeah, I’m excited to read scripts and hope that it’s something that we’ll find a way to make.”

The film was originally set for a March 19th, 2021 release date and has already been greenlit, but was delayed due to the pandemic. It was pulled from the schedule in October, though Vikander has previously said that she’s hopeful it can begin filming this year.

The first film didn’t make a ton domestically but did great overseas, grossing $274.6 million against a $94 million budget.

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