ON FLESHING OUT LARA
Copyright 2006 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ February 14th 2006 ]
face of action hero Lara
Croft has today been revealed as an unknown
20 year old model from Bethnal Green, London.
Adebibe, is set to be catapulted into the
world of superstardom after being cast from thousands
of hopefuls in an international search to fill
the shoes of one of Hollywoods' biggest stars.
a self confessed tomboy and Top Shop sales assistant,
will need all her reserves of energy for the adventures
that lie ahead in one of entertainment's most
challenging acting and modelling roles.
immediately she will embark on a gruelling training
programme which includes an SAS survival, combat
and semi automatic weapon firing course in Eastern
Europe and a crash course in world archaeology,
deportment, elocution and etiquette lessons in
order to portray Lady Lara Croft, the 11th generation
Countess, archaeologist and action hero.
completely trained in the ways of video gaming's
leading lady, Karima will be lining up a host
of international modelling assignments, starring
in TV commercials, appearing on chat shows and
is set to be travelling the globe for the next
is an incredible opportunity for me and one which
I plan to grasp with both hands" said Karima.
"It's a huge challenge to follow in the footsteps
of people like Nell McAndrew and Angelina Jolie,
but life is all about challenges and this is perhaps
the biggest one for a model and actress."
has all the assets needed to accurately portray
the world's favourite female action hero" said
Matt Gorman, Brand Controller for Tomb Raider.
"Lara Croft Tomb Raider
Legend sees Lara at the very height of her
powers this makes Karima the 7th and most important
Lara Croft yet."
tipped as 'the blockbuster video game for 2006'
this will be the seventh game of English publisher
Eidos' hit series and sees Lara Croft return to
her tombraiding roots. Celebrating its 10th anniversary
this year, Tomb Raider is one of the best selling
videogames of all time. Lara Croft has transcended
games, entertainment and technology into action
figures, comic books, adventure novels, and two
major motion pictures.
follows in the footsteps of previous Lara Croft
McAndrew, Vanessa Demouy, Lara
Weller and of course Angelina
Jolie in the Tomb