TO STAR IN MOVIE SEQUEL
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[ August 9th 2002 ]
Paris model and Gladiator star Djimon Hounsou
will star opposite Angelina Jolie in Paramount
Pictures Tomb Raider movie sequel which began
shooting at London's Pinewood Studios in July.
The South African born actor's recent celluloid
accolades include Stargate, Unlawful Entry with
guest appearances on Beverly Hills 90210 and ER.
Hounsou also made a cameo appearance on Janet
Jackson's Love Will Never Do Without You music
Raider II, tentatively named The Cradle Of Life
[working title], chronicles the adventures of
British aristocrat Lara Croft who is sent on a
perilous mission to rescue the world from the
exploits of an evil Chinese crime syndicate led
by oriental crime lord Chen Lo. The original Simon
West-helmed video-game adaptation garnered more
than $230 million in revenue worldwide, coining
$48 million during its domestic opening weekend
and remains the highest ever box-office earner
for a female-driven movie.