Variety is exclusively reporting that Into The Badlands star Daniel Wu is to join the cast of MGM and GK Films Tomb Raider reboot.
This film will tell the story of a young and untested Lara Croft fighting to survive her first adventure. Roar Uthaug, who directed the Norwegian disaster film The Wave, is attached to direct. Daniel Wu will be playing the role of a ship captain who partners with Croft on a quest to find her father.
Tomb Raider started off as a video game franchise back in 1996 which was then rebooted in 2013 and it also managed to spawn off into two feature films in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) which had Angelina Jolie in the Lara Croft role. Daniel Wu will be joining a cast that includes Alicia Vikander in the iconic Lara Croft role, while Walton Goggins will be playing the films antagonist.
Tomb Raider is scheduled for cinematic release on the 16th March 2018.