Checking in on the status of some long-delayed sequels, reboots and remakes
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Tomb Raider reboot
Background: Angelina Jolie seemed born to play adventurer Lara Croft, starring in two "Tomb Raider" films in '01 and '03. A threequel was rumored, despite a steep drop in the box office between the two films, but Jolie moved on. However, the lucrative video game franchise still seems likely to inspire another potential tentpole series.
Status update: Recently, producer Graham King ("The Departed") acquired the film rights and stated that he planned to reboot the franchise. We even offered our thoughts on who should play Croft. We haven't heard back, so let's consider the game paused -- for now.