Alicia Vikander Will Play Lara Croft In Tomb Raider

Posted: Apr 29 2016, 9:03am CDT | by , Updated: Apr 30 2016, 1:20am CDT, in Latest Movie News


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Alicia Vikander will Play Lara Croft in Tomb Raider
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  • Alicia Vikander Gets to Play the Role of Lara Croft in “Tomb Raider”

Alicia Vikander will play the role of Lady Lara Croft in the reboot version of Tomb Raider.

The reboot of Iconic videogame-turned movie Tomb Raider is going to start in a few days. The production house was looking for a new Lara Croft who could portray the role properly.

Deadline reported that Alicia Vikander, who was considered for this role, has been finalized for it. She was selected recently by Warner Bros, MGM and GK Films for the lead role of Croft.

Angelina Jolie played Lady Croft in the first two installations of this movie which were released in the early 2000s. The movies got a great hype due to Angelina’s dynamics and adventurous role in the movies.

Tomb Raider will be produced by Graham King. This movie is the most high profile one Alicia has gotten up till now. She rose to fame when she won an Oscar for a supporting actress for the movie “The Danish Girl” in the year 2015.

She also appeared in “Ex Machina” where her role as one of the best looking robots ever was praised a lot. Her upcoming projects include “The Light between Oceans” opposite Michael Fassbender.

It is said that Daisy Ridley, Emilia Clarke, Cara Delvingne and Saoirse Ronan all were interested in doing this role. Vikander really looks like a great choice for this role.

She will be playing the role of a young Lara Craft who will not be an expert in her field but will be learning the new skills. Lara Croft is a British character.

Vikander having a slight accent will do a great job in this department as well. This latest adaptation of the movie is based on the 2013 video game. The story line of this game follows Lara as an archeological student from where her journey as a badass adventure-seeking woman begins.

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