"Tomb Raider" Reboot gets release date

The "Tomb Raider" reboot will return with Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft.

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Alicia Vikander is the new Lara Croft

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Warner Bros. Pictures and MGM have announced March 16, 2018 as the release date for "Tomb Raider" reboot.

The upcoming movie will return with Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl) as Lara Croft.

To be directed by Roar Uthaug and scripted by Geneva Robertson-Dworet, the reboot will be distributed by Warner Bros.

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Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft play

Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft

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The original Tomb Raider game was published in 1996, and went on to become one of the most successful video games of the time.  In 2013, a reboot of the series, telling the origin of Lara Croft was released, and sold over five million copies.

"Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" and "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life," were made by Paramount Pictures and starred Angelina Jolie.

The films grossed a combined $432 million at the worldwide box office.

Vikander who will make her debut as Croft, made her feature film debut in "Pure" (2010), In 2016, she received the Academy Award for her role as Gerda Wegener in "The Danish Girl."

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