BREAKING: EX MACHINA Actress Alicia Vikander Will Play 'Lara Croft' In The TOMB RAIDER Reboot

BREAKING: EX MACHINA Actress Alicia Vikander Will Play 'Lara Croft' In The TOMB RAIDER Reboot

Though Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley was rumored, it's just been announced that Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft in the upcoming reboot of Tomb Raider. More details past the jump...



THR is reporting that Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina, The Danish Girl) has nabbed the highly coveted role of Lara Croft in the planned Tomb Raider reboot. Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley was strongly rumored to be in the running, but sources indicate that Vikander was "always in the driver's seat".

Apparently Suicide Squad actress Cara Delevigne was also in contention.

Norwegian filmmaker Roar Uthaug will helm the new Tomb Raider movie, and it was recently confirmed that his film would be based on the plot of Square Enix 2013 version of the game which followed Croft on her first adventure.

There is no official release date yet. 
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