If you're tasked with picking the perfect song to soundtrack a trailer for one of the most anticipated movies of the year, it doesn't get much better than an ominous rendition of a Destiny's Child classic. For the latest look at Tomb Raider, a reboot of the early '00s franchise starring Angelina Jolie, Warner Bros. is giving fans plenty to speculate on to the tune of a "Survivor" cover.
Director Roar Uthaug's take on the franchise is based mostly on Crystal Dynamics' 2013 video game of the same name, with Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander in the titular role. Daniel Wu, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Nick Frost, and Kristin Scott Thomas also star.
The film's story sets up the potential for a multi-release franchise, as we find Lara Croft on the same island where her father is believed to have disappeared. The results of that adventure, featuring music by Junkie XL, will be unveiled when Lara Croft hits theaters March 16.
In a detailed chat with IGN back in September in promotion of the film's first trailer, Uthaug revealed the visual inspirations he found in the 2013 game and its sequel, 2015's Rise of the Tomb Raider. "One of the most memorable sequences for me in the 2013 game was the shipwreck of the Endurance," Uthaug said, naming one of many examples. "That was one of the scenes I really wanted to have in this movie." Though Uthaug's version of Endurance differs slightly from the one found in the 2013 game, he promised fans would "still recognize" his nod to the beloved sequence.