Amazon Prime Video orders Tomb Raider TV series written by Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Amazon has ordered a new Tomb Raider TV series to be written and produced Fleabag Star and writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who also starred last year Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. Like Amazon will fall As a series, this Tomb Raider show premieres exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories worldwide.

The series order arrives as part of a larger deal between Amazon MGM Studios and Tomb Raider reboot developer Crystal Dynamics, which is currently working on a new Tomb Raider game on Unreal Engine 5. In December of 2022, we learned that Amazon Games will publish it. The development Tomb Raider game, which Amazon describes as a “single-player, narrative-driven adventure,” will add a new chapter to Lara Croft’s story in the Tomb Raider series.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Helena Shaw in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

“With good IP, the possibilities are endless,” Amazon Games vice president Christoph Hartmann writes in a press release. “The richness and depth of the story allows Amazon Games to tell unique stories about Lara Croft’s adventures from Prime Video to the Tomb Raider series and video game. We’re honored that Crystal Dynamics has entrusted Amazon with this iconic franchise, and we’re looking forward to seeing where this collaboration takes us.”

This is the second upcoming TV adaptation to star the iconic treasure hunter. Netflix’s animated series Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft, starring Hayley Atwell, will premiere this year. That particular show is set within the continuity of Crystal Dynamic’s reboot trilogy, taking place after the events of Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

If you’re curious about Crystal Dynamics’ latest Tomb Raider reboot, you can grab Tomb Raider: Game of the Year Edition on PC through GOG for free if you’re an Amazon Prime member throughout May. For more, read on Game Informers Thoughts on the latest Tomb Raider game in our Shadow of the Tomb Raider review

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