JOLIE RIGHT FOR
LARA CROFT ROLE
Copyright 2001 www.tombraiderchronicles.com Source:
[ June 4th 2001 ]
Voight, cast to play Lord Henshingly Croft alongside
real life daughter Angelina Jolie in Paramount
Pictures upcoming Tomb Raider motion picture,
talks to the Associated Press about the physical
aspects of Jolies character.
no surprise Angelina Jolie has chosen physically
demanding movie roles," said her father, Jon Voight.
"Angie was very gifted athletically as a kid,''
Voight told AP Radio. "She played on this little
soccer team and she was one of the youngest. She
was one of the best.'' Now 26, Jolie is putting
those childhood skills to use as the adventurous
Lara Croft in "Tomb Raider,'' a movie based on
the video game.
she's doing `Tomb Raider' where she's doing all
these athletics and climbing, you know, mountain
climbing and karate and kickboxing and stuff like
that. And she loves it, she just loves it,'' the
62-year-old actor said. "And that's because she
always was an athlete, you know, she always had
that athletic stuff in her.''