Watch Alicia Vikander in First 'Tomb Raider' Trailer

Watch Alicia Vikander in First 'Tomb Raider' Trailer

Sep 20, 2017

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In a screen career that began in 2002, Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl) has already appeared in a wide variety of roles, including supporting performances in the action movies The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and Jason Bourne. Her role in the upcoming Tomb Raider, however, will likely see her reach a much higher level of worldwide stardom.

Based on the popular video game series, the first trailer for the big-screen adaptation has now been released. In it, she shows her action chops as a young bike courier who finally decides to investigate the disapperance of her father some years before.

Watch the first trailer below.

 

Directed by:

Roar Uthaug. The Norwegian director received critical acclaim for The Wave, a modern-day disaster thriller. He's also known for horror thriller Cold Prey

Written by:

Geneva Robertson-Dworet. This will be her first, produced credit. Reports have also indicated that she's worked on (or will work on) the scripts for Captain Marvel, Gotham City Sirens, Dungeons and Dragons and Sherlock Holmes 3.

Starring:  

Alicia Vikander, Daniel Wu, Hannah John-Kamen, Walton Goggins, Dominic West.

Official Synopsis:

"Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent, and takes college courses, rarely making it to class. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father's global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he's truly gone. Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can't understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious death."

Fun Fact:

Vikander is following in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie, who won an Academy Award for Girl, Interrupted before playing the titular character in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003).

Release Date:

March 16, 2018.

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