FROM TOMB RADIER PREMIERE
Copyright 2001 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ July 3rd 2001 ]
Lara Croft model Nell McAndrew is reportedly devastated
over claims that Oscar-winning Tomb Raider star
Angelina Jolie has embargoed her presence at this
evenings UK premiere of Paramount Pictures Lara
Croft: Tomb Raider motion picture.
who paid £350 for a rubber cat-suit to mimic the
Core Design cyber-heroine, told British tabloid
newspaper The Sun: "I'm absolutely devastated.
Angelina is a major Hollywood star so of course
she will be the centre of attention. It seems
unfair that people like me who helped make Lara
Croft a huge success shouldn't be part of the
Croft: Tomb Raider chronicles the adventures of
Core Designs phenomenally successful videogame
character sent on a quest to recover the ancient
Eye of Ages. During it's opening weekend in the
U.S. the action movie generated $48.2m in ticket
sales, a new record for a female driven motion
picture, according to Paramount Pictures.