Tomb Raider Reboot On Track

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GK Films has acquired the rights to Tomb Raider and will reboot the popular franchise with a film set to be released in 2012, according to EW

Graham King, founder of GK Films, purchased the rights from Paramount which made two very successful films about the archaeologist Lara Croft in 2001 and 2003 - both featuring Angelina Jolie.

GK Films is looking for a "young and daring" Lara Croft, according to the press release, which means Jolie will probably not be starring or appearing in the film.

Angeline Jolie in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

"We are very excited to be rebooting what is already a hugely successful film franchise and continuing the 'Tomb Raider' phenomenon," said King.

The original inspiration for the films, the 1996 video game, has sold more than 35 million copies and has becomes one of the most successful and recognizable names in gaming history.

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Angelina Jolie

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Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress, former model, and UN Goodwill Ambassador from Los Angeles and is the daughter of the famous Jon Voight.

Jolie's brekathrough performances came in the form of made for TV movies, George Wallace and Gia. After these movies, Jolie quickly rose to fame with her Academy Award-winning role in Girl Interrupted, her role as the iconic video game heroine Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, and her leading role with live-in boyfriend Brad Pitt in Mr & Mrs. Smith.

In her personal life, Angelina Jolie was first married in 1996 to Hackers co-star Johnny Lee Miller. She was later re-married to Pushing Tin co-star Billy Bob Thornton. Her and Billy Bob shared vials of each others' blood around their necks. Very sweet. In 2005, she became the other woman and stole heartthrob Brad Pitt, her Mr & Mrs. Smith co-star, from America' sweetheart Jennifer Aniston. Bottom line? Angelina Jolie really gets into her roles.

Jolie has four children and a fifth (and possibly sixth!) one on the way. Three of Jolie's children are adopted: Maddox, Zahara, and Pax. In 2006, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie combined their perfect genes and gave the world Shiloh.

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