Amazon’s Tomb Raider Show Reportedly Being Written By Fleabag Creator

Lara Croft is seen with a bow drawn and walking through a snowy wooded area.

In the event you, like me, are having bother retaining monitor of all of the video game adaptations coming to TV and film, you’ll have forgotten {that a} Tomb Raider series is in development over at Amazon. Effectively, pals, I can’t be forgetting about this present any time quickly, now that author/actor/comic Phoebe Waller-Bridge is reportedly writing the script for the present.

In keeping with a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Waller-Bridge is connected to the live-action present as a author, although there’s no phrase on whether or not or not the Fleabag star will likely be in entrance of the digicam right now. Alongside writing, she’s set to behave as govt producer alongside Ryan Andolina and Amanda Grenblatt, who each not too long ago left Amazon to discovered their very own manufacturing firm, and have labored out additional offers with Bezos and co. to work on tasks just like the Tomb Raider collection.

In the event you’re unfamiliar with Waller-Bridge’s work, she is thought all through the web for her position because the titular character in Fleabag, a two-season collection (additionally produced by and streaming on Amazon) which can also be one of many few examples we’ve got of what good tv appears to be like like.


Fleabag is two seasons of perfect television.

You need to watch two brief self conscious seasons a couple of lady attempting to claw her manner out of emotional detachment and grief? It’s streaming on Prime. Don’t thank me, as a result of it’ll damage you for days. Come for Waller-Bridge’s sharp writing and efficiency, keep for Andrew Scott because the Sizzling Priest.


This series will be the third time Tomb Raider has seen a live-action adaptation, with Angelina Jolie and Alicia Vikander portraying Lara Croft in two separate film series. At the moment, it remains unclear if this show will be based on the classic Tomb Raider games or the survival-oriented settings of the reboot series.

While the Amazon adaptation is in the works, developer Crystal Dynamics is also in the midst of developing a new Tomb Raider game. The studio was recently acquired by The Embracer Group after Sq. Enix bought it and different studios off in an effort to downsize and shift its focus onto different issues like blockchain.


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