"Tomb Raider" reboot

The "Tomb Raider" franchise was previously helmed by Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft.

21 Nov – Producer Graham King reveals that he would team up with writers of "Iron Man", Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby for an upcoming "Tomb Raider" reboot slated for 2013, according to a report on Coming Soon website.

Touted to be more of an origins story, the movie is planned to be more along the darker lines of "Casino Royale" or "Batman Begins".

"Listen, the box office, they weren't disasters, but I find it interesting that the story that we're telling is really the story before she became Lara Croft, so it is a character piece," said King.

He added, "It does have a lot of really great characters, but it's a lot of action and a lot of fun, and for me, it's something very different. I've not really done a movie like that before, but I really gravitated to rebooting this franchise and we're going to give it a shot."

Although the plot and casting details are still fresh in early production stages, rumours have been circulating that actress Olivia Wilde of "Cowboys & Aliens" fame is a favourite to helm the feature.

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