New 'Tomb Raider' Trailer and Soundbites From The Film's Star Angelina Jolie Bound for Broadcasters Via Satellite

Never Before Seen Footage to Be Revealed Worldwide



Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Paramount Pictures

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- This Wednesday, April 4,
 Paramount Pictures gives broadcasters an opportunity to give their viewers a
 first look, via satellite, at the newest theatrical trailer for the epic
 action adventure "Tomb Raider."  Accompanying the trailer are comments from
 the film's star, Oscar(R) winner Angelina Jolie.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991206/PARLOGO )
     This live action feature is inspired by the most successful interactive
 video game character in history -- Lara Croft.  Beautiful and brainy, Lara
 (Jolie) is the heroine of Eidos Interactive's phenomenally successful "Tomb
 Raider" game series.  It is one woman's fearless quest criss-crossing the
 globe, in an amazing attempt to save the world in this summer's action
 adventure.
     The "Tomb Raider" satellite feed will be at 7:00 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. and
 again at 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time on the Telstar Transponder
 T5/16.  Audio is 6.2 Left, 6.8 Right, and 5.8 Mono.
     The theatrical trailer will be released in theaters nationwide on April 6,
 2001.  The film opens everywhere in the US and Canada on June 15, 2001.
     Paramount Pictures and Lawrence Gordon present in association with Mutual
 Film Company, a Golar / Eidos plc Production, "Tomb Raider," starring Academy
 Award(R) winner Angelina Jolie, and directed by Simon West ("The General's
 Daughter," "Con Air").  The Simon West Film is produced by Lawrence Gordon
 ("Die Hard," "Predator," "48 Hours"), Lloyd Levin ("Boogie Nights") and Colin
 Wilson ("Jurassic Park: The Lost World").  Jeremy Heath-Smith is the executive
 producer, and Bobby Klein is the co-producer.  The screenplay is by Patrick
 Massett & John Zinman and Simon West based on the Eidos Interactive game
 series developed by Core Design.  The film also stars Jon Voight, Noah Taylor,
 Daniel Craig, Iain Glen, Leslie Phillips and Christopher Barrie.
     "Tomb Raider" is being co-financed by Paramount Pictures and Mutual Film
 Company.  Paramount Pictures will release the film theatrically in the U.S.
 and Canada.  Mutual Film Company will distribute internationally in Germany,
 Japan, Italy and Korea through its local partners and in the rest of the world
 through Paramount/UIP.  This film is not yet rated.  Internet users can visit
 www.tombraidermovie.com for further information.
 
     Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Viacom Inc.,
 one of the world's largest entertainment and media companies and a leader in
 the production, promotion and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and
 music.
 
     For further information, please contact Gregg Brilliant, Vice President,
 National Publicity of Paramount Pictures, 323-956-5872,
 gregg_brilliant@paramount.com.
 
 

SOURCE Paramount Pictures
    HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- This Wednesday, April 4,
 Paramount Pictures gives broadcasters an opportunity to give their viewers a
 first look, via satellite, at the newest theatrical trailer for the epic
 action adventure "Tomb Raider."  Accompanying the trailer are comments from
 the film's star, Oscar(R) winner Angelina Jolie.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991206/PARLOGO )
     This live action feature is inspired by the most successful interactive
 video game character in history -- Lara Croft.  Beautiful and brainy, Lara
 (Jolie) is the heroine of Eidos Interactive's phenomenally successful "Tomb
 Raider" game series.  It is one woman's fearless quest criss-crossing the
 globe, in an amazing attempt to save the world in this summer's action
 adventure.
     The "Tomb Raider" satellite feed will be at 7:00 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. and
 again at 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time on the Telstar Transponder
 T5/16.  Audio is 6.2 Left, 6.8 Right, and 5.8 Mono.
     The theatrical trailer will be released in theaters nationwide on April 6,
 2001.  The film opens everywhere in the US and Canada on June 15, 2001.
     Paramount Pictures and Lawrence Gordon present in association with Mutual
 Film Company, a Golar / Eidos plc Production, "Tomb Raider," starring Academy
 Award(R) winner Angelina Jolie, and directed by Simon West ("The General's
 Daughter," "Con Air").  The Simon West Film is produced by Lawrence Gordon
 ("Die Hard," "Predator," "48 Hours"), Lloyd Levin ("Boogie Nights") and Colin
 Wilson ("Jurassic Park: The Lost World").  Jeremy Heath-Smith is the executive
 producer, and Bobby Klein is the co-producer.  The screenplay is by Patrick
 Massett & John Zinman and Simon West based on the Eidos Interactive game
 series developed by Core Design.  The film also stars Jon Voight, Noah Taylor,
 Daniel Craig, Iain Glen, Leslie Phillips and Christopher Barrie.
     "Tomb Raider" is being co-financed by Paramount Pictures and Mutual Film
 Company.  Paramount Pictures will release the film theatrically in the U.S.
 and Canada.  Mutual Film Company will distribute internationally in Germany,
 Japan, Italy and Korea through its local partners and in the rest of the world
 through Paramount/UIP.  This film is not yet rated.  Internet users can visit
 www.tombraidermovie.com for further information.
 
     Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Viacom Inc.,
 one of the world's largest entertainment and media companies and a leader in
 the production, promotion and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and
 music.
 
     For further information, please contact Gregg Brilliant, Vice President,
 National Publicity of Paramount Pictures, 323-956-5872,
 gregg_brilliant@paramount.com.
 
 SOURCE  Paramount Pictures