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TOMB RAIDER: First Look At Alicia Vikander As Lara Croft - Movies In Focus
I guess it must be time for a Tomb Raider reboot. Nobody really needed the Angelina Jolie movies, so I guess nobody wants this new version with Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander. It’s a prequel too – so that makes it even more exciting. This could be good…I guess. This is what director Roar Uthaug has to say about the film: “Being a longtime fan of the game, it’s important to me to honor the Lara Croft legacy and capture that spirit. It’s great to know that there’s such a passionate global fan base for Lara and her world, and our commitment to that will be evident in our movie. What’s different about this “Tomb Raider” movie is that it’s an origin story for the big screen, focusing not only on Lara’s strength and physical accomplishments but her humanity. We see Lara as a young woman, smart and capable but largely unfocused, and follow her on a dangerous journey that will push her to her limits in every sense, and allow her to hone the skills she needs to ultimately become who she was meant to be. As Lara Croft, Alicia Vikander is brilliant. She brings great depth to a complex role that [...]