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'Tomb Raider' trivia and fun facts

Joseph Kosinski as first option Joseph Kosinski was rumored to direct the reboot of the 'Tomb Raider' film franchise.
The possible origin of the reboot It was rumored at one point that the reboot will be an adaptation of the 2013 'Tomb Raider' video game.
Rumors about Angelina Jolie After the release of 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider 2: La cuna de la vida' (2003), Angelina Jolie announced she didn't want to do another film as the iconic video game character, hence the reboot of the franchise. However, in late 2013, there were rumors Angelina Jolie wanted to come back as Lara Croft, but the rumor was false.
MGM gained Paramount's video game In March 2013, MGM announced that they acquired the rights to the "Tomb Raider" video game from Paramount, who let their hold on them expire after 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider: La cuna de la vida' (2003) failed to find audiences.
Second Hong Kong movie actor Daniel Wu is the second Hong Kong movie actor to star in adaptation of 'Tomb Raider' after Simon Yam in 2003.
Directors Kathryn Bigelow, Mimi Leder and Catherine Hardwicke were considered to direct the film.
First screenwriters Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby were previously attached to write.
Potential actresses Nina Dobrev, Emma Watson, Jennifer Lawrence, Ashley Greene, Saoirse Ronan, Emily Browning, Elizabeth Olsen, Gemma Arterton, Nikki Reed, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Jessica Biel, Sienna Miller, Megan Fox, Rosario Dawson, Summer Glau, Kate Beckinsale, Rhona Mitra, and Kaya Scodelario have been rumored to take the role of Lara Croft.
Tricia Brock refused to direct the film Tricia Brock was offered to direct but pass on the film.
So many changes In 2009, Warner Bros. had plans to reboot the franchise with some help from Lin Pictures with Megan Fox attached to star. However, when in 2011 the project died, MGM began it's efforts to bring their prequel version to life. In 2013, the studio brought on Marti Noxon to rewrite the reboot and take over for Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, all of whom are now being replaced by the Daugherty.
Olivia Wilde as Lara Croft? Olivia Wilde was rumored to be taking the role of Lara Croft, but denied it.
Vikander and video games Alicia Vikander was actually a fan of the video game series growing up.
The second one with an Oscar Alicia Vikander will not only be the second actress to portray Lara Croft in a movie, but also the second Oscar winning actress to do so after Angelina Jolie.
Gemma Arterton and her hypothetical role as Lara Croft When Empire Magazine interviewed Gemma Arterton on her vampire film 'Byzantium' (2012). The actress was told that she had been on many fan's wish-list for the role of Lara Croft and one of the series of Twitter questions put to her by the interviewer asks, if she would be interested in playing Lara Croft and she gave the standard answer "If the script was good" and revealed she was a big fan of the video game as a teenager.
Vikander v Delevingne Alicia Vikander beat out her 'Tulip Fever' (2017) co-star Cara Delevingne for the role of Lara Croft.
Daisy Ridley was considered too Daisy Ridley had turned down the role of Lara Croft due to her commitment on 'Star Wars: Episode IX' (2019).
West and Vikander as father and daugther This film will mark the second time when Dominic West plays the role of Alicia Vikander's father after 'Testamento de juventud' (2014).