2286. Tomb Raider Chronicles - LESLIE PHILLIPS IN BATTLE OF WITS
The 75-year-old star - best known as a ladies man in the Carry On and Doctor comedies - will play a treacherous ex-friend of the father of movie heroine Lara Croft. His character, Wilson, will join forces with villain Powell in the battle of wits against Croft, played by Oscar winner Angelina Jolie. A spokesman for Phillips said: Leslie has been cast in Tomb Raider and he's just started filming it this week at Pinewood. It's fantastic news, and he's delighted. He's an icon and he's doing a lot of very, very good work at the moment.
Last Updated: Aug 7, 2000
2287. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER CHRONICLES INFORMATION
The UK Playstation Magazine's August feature this month focuses on the fifth instalment from the phenomenally successful Tomb Raider series from Eidos Interactive and developed by CORE DESIGN aptly named Tomb Raider Chronicles. The scene begins with the funeral of our heroine Miss Lara Croft, feared consumed in the Temple Of Horus at the end of The Last Revelation (aka Tomb Raider 4). As Wilson and several other guests begin to reminisce of adventures entertaining Lara to the covenants of the globe, the story cuts to Rome, where, as Wilson narrates a particular favourite adventure, Lara assumes her role and the game begins.
Last Updated: Aug 6, 2000
2288. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER MOTION PICTURE RELEASE
Paramount Pictures' eagerly anticipated screen version of Tomb Raider, starring Academy Award(R) winner Angelina Jolie, has begun principal photography in London. Directed by Simon West (The General's Daughter, Con Air), the live-action feature film is inspired by the most popular interactive video character in history -- Lara Croft. Beautiful and brainy, Lara is the heroine of Eidos Interactive's phenomenally successful Tomb Raider video game series.
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2000
2289. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER MOVIE KICKS OFF
As principal photography begins on the Tomb Raider movie at Pinewood, an official press release reveals that more members of the cast have been joining Angelina on the production, reports movie magazine Empire Online. Empire also reports that according to an article on Dark Horizons, the internet-movie rumour-mill site, Scottish actor Iain Glen has been cast as the movies villain Powell, 'an adversary of Lara Croft's father, Lord Croft, and now Lara's sworn enemy'.
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2000
2290. Tomb Raider Chronicles - TOMB RAIDER WON'T BE CGI DRIVEN
During the recent premier of Gone In 60 Seconds, the Irish Times interviewed Angelina Jolie about life, love and of course, her new role as Eidos's heroine Lara Croft Training for the Simon West movie has been far from easy, according to Jolie, after having spent the last two months on an army course completing rigorous exercises.
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2000