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Alicia Vikander‘s ‘Tomb Raider Sequel Gets A Director and Release Date
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Although Alicia Vikander‘s Tomb Raider wasn’t a hit with me, it helped reinforce the notion that there was a desire to have more female-led action films. And now it looks like the sequel may have found its director.

According to new reports, Free Fire‘s Ben Wheatley has been tapped to direct the Tomb Raider sequel, and he will be using a script written by Amy Jump. More on the report below.

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Movie Review: Kill List
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Kill List
DIRECTOR: Ben Wheatley
WRITER: Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump
STARRING: Neil Maskell, MyAnna Buring, Harry Simpson, Michael Smiley, Emma Fryer, Struan Rodger
IFC Films
RELEASE DATE: US: February 3, 2012 (limited), Available on VOD now; UK: DVD l Blu-ray

Sometimes filmmakers enjoy the art of implication, and sometimes they prefer to leave entire chunks of important information unshared, both allowing for an audience (or forcing them) to use their own creative juices to come to certain conclusions. The Coen brothers, for example, are quite renowned for this very thing at the end of their movies—though performed at a master-filmmaker level—but not even they always get away with it without facing some heavy scrutiny.

For me personally, I go into a movie expecting to be told a great story. And when information is purposely withheld from said story, I can become a tad irritable. Sometimes, after multiple days and much pondering, certain films that go this route can grow on me, whereas others will only infuriate me more. But when it comes to Kill List, I can’t honestly say which side I stand on at the moment.

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