DAISY RIDLEY TO STAR IN TOMB RAIDER?
[ 12 April 2016 ]
Daisy Ridley, the British star
of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has confirmed she's
been in talks to star in a future Tomb Raider motion
picture. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress
said there had "been conversations" about the role of
Lara Croft. Last month Warner Bros. secured a Tomb Raider
domain, leading to speculation the studio might be behind
Lara Croft Tomb Raider and The
Cradle of Life were released in 2001 and 2003 respectively
and performed well at the box office. Academy Award
winner Angelina Jolie played British archaeologist Lara
Croft alongside real-life father Jon Voight and James
Bond star Daniel Craig.
Previously Graham King and MGM
were linked to a film reboot of the popular game franchise.
Raider Motion Picture