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‘Earthquake Bird’ Trailer: Alicia Vikander and Riley Keough Are Up to Something Creepy in Netflix’s Noir

Alicia Vikander returns for her first major leading film role since 2018’s “Tomb Raider” with the Netflix neo-noir “Earthquake Bird.”Adapted from a novel by Susanna Jones, the film stars Vikander as Lucy, an American expat living in 1980s Tokyo who falls into a dangerous relationship with a native photographer, played by Naoki Kobayashi. Vikander meets […]

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Ben Wheatley Set To Direct Alicia Vikander In ‘Tomb Raider’ Sequel; MGM Sets Release Date

Exclusive: Ben Wheatley has been set to direct MGM’s Tomb Raider sequel, with the studio setting a release date of March 19, 2021. Alicia Vikander is reprising her role as the lissome, treasure-hunting action heroine Lara Croft. Amy Jump is writing the sequel script and Graham King is producing through his GK Films banner, and […]

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Film News Roundup: Alicia Vikander’s ‘Tomb Raider’ Sequel Dated for 2021

In today’s film news roundup, MGM dates its “Tomb Raider” sequel, President Obama’s production company makes a hire, a “Rambo” marathon is unveiled and Andrew Matthew Welch gets a lead role.Release DateMGM is moving ahead with its “Tomb Raider” sequel, hiring Ben Wheatley to direct and setting a release date of March 19, 2021.Alicia Vikander […]

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Luca Guadagnino in Talks to Direct ‘Lord of the Flies’ for Warner Bros.

Oscar-nominated “Call Me By Your Name” and “Suspiria” director Luca Guadagnino is in negotiations to direct a new adaptation of William Golding’s classic coming-of-age novel for Warner Bros. According to Variety, Warners has been trying to mount the project since reacquiring the rights in 2017.There have previously been talks of a gender-bent production, swapping in […]

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Alicia Vikander to Voice ‘Arden’s Wake: Tide’s Fall,’ the Vr Follow-Up to a Venice Film Festival Winner

As Lara Croft in “Tomb Raider,” Alicia Vikander just carried out a search for her sea-snatched father. The Oscar winner (“The Danish Girl”) will do the same in her next project, “Arden’s Wake: Tide’s Fall.” The 30-minute Vr experience from San Francisco-based Penrose Studios premieres Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival.Besides voicing the protagonist — […]

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Video lame: has Hollywood’s warped relationship with gaming gone too far?

Studios are keener than ever to take a cut from this multibillion-dollar industry – but even the best games rarely inspire good filmsAs recent efforts – Tomb Raider, Assassin’s Creed, Warcraft – continue to show, video games rarely make great movies. If ever. Dwayne Johnson’s new epic Rampage might change all this, just as giant, […]

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‘A Quiet Place’ Makes Noise as the Biggest Box Office Opening Since ‘Black Panther’

What does “A Quiet Place’ have that “Pacific Rim: Uprising” and “Tomb Raider” don’t? Quite a few things, it turns out, including the best domestic box office opening since “Black Panther.”The critically acclaimed third feature from actor John Krasinski, who stars opposite wife Emily Blunt, nearly tripled its budget on opening weekend. That will propel […]

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‘Ready Player One’ leads global box office with $181.3m

Pacific Rim: Uprising reaches $186.2m internationally, and Tomb Raider $194.6m.Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi adaptation Ready Player One secured top spot at the global box office this weekend, grossing $181.3m worldwide and giving distributor Warner Bros its biggest opening weekend ever in China.Pacific Rim: Uprising plummeted after its impressive opening last week, taking $40.6m worldwide over the […]

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