Big changes are reportedly underway for the Tomb Raider movie series. The Wrap reports that film studio MGM has lost the movie rights to the Tomb Raider series and that the star of the 2018 reboot, Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander, is no longer attached to the upcoming sequel.
The report said MGM needed to greenlight the next Tomb Raider movie by May 2022 to hold onto the movie rights–that did not happen. Now, sources told The Wrap that “a host” of movie studios are bidding for the film rights. The report didn’t name any of the studios that might be looking at Tomb Raider.
The Hollywood Reporter added that studios and streamers alike are involved in a bidding war for the Tomb Raider movie rights. Opening bids were supposedly taken last week, and now the process has been likened to a “feeding frenzy,” according to the site.
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