Alicia Vikander is the New Lara Croft

We now have a new Tomb Raider coming to the screen! Alicia Vikander has been cast as Lara Croft after numerous reports had rumored┬áDaisy Ridley to be the front runner. This is certainly a surprise! Alicia is fresh off her Academy Award win for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for “The Danish Girl” and is known for her breakout role in the indie sci-fi thriller “Ex Machina.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, “The movie project, which has Roar Uthaug (“The Wave”) on board to direct, will tell the story of a young and untested Croft fighting to survive her first adventure.”

We’re excited to see the Lara Croft back to the screen and think Alicia will do Angelina Jolie proud! What do you think? Comment below and stay tuned for more news!

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