There was plenty of geek movie news out of Hollywood this week. Time to do another round-up!Collider. Alan Martin, who co-created the character with Jamie Hewlett for the first issue of Deadline in 1988, tweeted that the option deal was signed several months ago but that the creators had not yet been contacted. Robbie is also set to reprise her role as Harley Quinn in the upcoming Birds of Prey movie (see "Margot Robbie Posts 'Birds of Prey' Photo'"). The Hollywood Reporter. Iko Uwais, from the Indonesian action movies The Raid and The Raid 2, is in talks with AllSpark Pictures for a role in the G.I. Joe spinoff. Henry Golding will play the title role (see "Henry Golding in 'Snake Eyes"). Top 10 Manga Franchises -- Spring 2019”). The Hollywood Reporter. The project was originally to be shot this Fall, but now it will undergo a short development process before moving forward. Harbinger was originally one of five films based on Valiant properties in development at Sony (see “Sony Plans Five Valiant Films”), which reportedly still has interest in building a Valiant universe with the properties it controls.
The Tomb Raider sequel has a tentative release date according to Deadline. It is set to release on March 19, 2021 and will star Alicia Vikander reprising her role as Lara Croft (see “Best in Shows – Q1 2021”). The 2018 reboot of Tomb Raider disappointed at the U.S. box office, but did well overseas and may have done OK financially due to its relatively low production cost of around $90 million (see "Just the 3rd Film in 19 Years to Win 5 in a Row").