CIARAN HINDS TO
PLAY DOCTOR REECE
Copyright 2002 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ November 29th 2002 ]
and RADA-trained Ciaran Hinds will star opposite
Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie in Par's Tomb
Raider sequel The Cradle Of life. The 'Sum Of
All Fears' actor will play evil villain Dr Jonathan
Reece, bent on deploying an army of biological
drones to wreak havoc on the world. Hinds made
his film debut as a medieval knight in the 1981
Arthurian legend 'Excalibur' and was catapulted
to the front ranks in costume epics by his 1993
portrayal of Shakespeare's 'Richard III'.
Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life pans the
adventures of British aristocrat Lara Croft sent
on a perilous mission to rescue the world from
the exploits of an evil Chinese crime syndicate
led by unscrupulous oriental crime lord Chen Lo.
Joining Angelina Jolie in the Jan de Bont helmed
video-game adaptation is Australian-born actor
Noah Taylor and Red Dwarf star Chris Barrie, returning
as Lara's fumbling butler Hilary. The Cradle Of
Life will debut Summer 2003.