Amazon follows Fallout with live-action Tomb Raider show

Screenshot from Rise of the Tomb Raider featuring Lara Croft covered in blood and bundled in a fur coat in a frozen wilderness
Image: Crystal Dynamics

In addition to announcing a second season of Mr. And Mrs. Smith and a fifth season of The Boys, Amazon is adding another new series to its television lineup: a live-action Tomb Raider series. The series will be produced in collaboration between Crystal Dynamics and Amazon MGM Studios, with Phoebe Waller-Bridge serving as the show’s writer and executive producer, confirming rumors reported earlier last year.

The Tomb Raider series is no stranger to live-action adaptations. In the 2000s, Angelina Jolie starred as the badass grave robber in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and its sequel, The Cradle of Life. At the time, both movies were financial if not critical successes but are viewed more favorably today, especially when compared to…

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