According to Variety, Graham King and Tim Headington have acquired feature rights from Japanese video game company Square Enix Ltd.
"We are very excited to be rebooting what is already a hugely successful film franchise and continuing the Tomb Raider phenomenon," Graham King said."
The move trumps what we /lara-croft-tomb-raider-reboot-eyes-olivia-wilde/last heard from producer Dan Lin, who claimed he was eyeing Olivia Wilde for the role of Lara Croft. No production info or date has been set yet by GK Films, so it's back to the drawing board for the series.
Paramount produced 2001's Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and 2003's Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life, starring Angelina Jolie as the British archaeologist, for a combined worldwide gross totaling $432 million.