‘Lovecraft Country’s’ Misha Green Set To Write & Direct New ‘Tomb Raider’ Movie


January 28, 2021

She’s amazing!

Lovecraft Country’s Misha Green is set to write and direct the new Tomb Raider movie, Deadline reports. 


Green makes her feature directorial debut, writing and directing the next Tomb Raider movie from MGM. Green is known for being the creator of the hit HBO series Lovecraft Country, which she executive produces alongside Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams. She also wrote, and executive produced, the WGN series Underground. The series was the first scripted U.S. television show centered around slavery and the Underground Railroad. It is a cult favorite and earned four NAACP Image Award nominations and a TCA Award for Outstanding New Program by the Television Critics Association. 

Graham King will produce the new Tomb Raider under his GK Films banner alongside Elizabeth Cantillon of The Cantillon Company. Alicia Vikander is expected to reprise her role as Lara Croft from the 2018 release of Tomb Raider, which grossed around $275 million at the box office. The latest installment is just one in a series of new films produced by MGM’s Film Group, including projects from Idris Elba, Harpo Films, Tiffany Haddish, and Billy Porter. 

Green has several releases on the horizon, The Mother, which she wrote, produced, and sold to Netflix. She’s also working on Cleopatra Jones’s production with Warner Brothers and The Gilded Ones with Makeready. 


No word yet on when the newest Tomb Raider will be released, but we can’t wait!

Congratulations, Misha!

Photo Courtesy of Manny Carabel/Getty Images


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