Screen Junkies » Mark Fergus http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:40:14 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 ‘Tomb Raider’ Reboot Hires Really Good Writers For Some Reason http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/tomb-raider-reboot-hires-really-good-writers-for-some-reason/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/tomb-raider-reboot-hires-really-good-writers-for-some-reason/#comments Thu, 05 May 2011 12:14:36 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=210604 The writers of 'Cowboys & Aliens' have been hired to come up with sexy, tomb-based scenarios.

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GK Films’ attempt to hunt for treasure in the long-forgotten catacombs of the Tomb Raider franchise is gaining steam. Mark Fergus and Hawk “Awesome Name” Ostby have been brought in to write the action-heavy reboot script. Best known for writing Iron Man and Cowboys & Aliens for Jon Favreau, the pair are on the rise in the world of blockbuster action films. They’ve definitely got a great track record and intriguing pedigree, so it looks as though audiences will be drooling over more than just an exposed midriff when the movie reaches theaters. To which I say, what the Hell? Why spend your budget on expensive writers and action set pieces?  We both know what the target demographic is looking for in a Lara Croft film. Something like, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: The Sudsy Car Wash, or, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: Oops, I Dropped This Fossil would be more in order. (Deadline)

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