THE VOICE OF LARA CROFT - CAMILLA
(2013) Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015) Shadow of the
Tomb Raider (2018)
Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX interactive entertainment
products in Europe and other PAL territories, today
announced that the English-born actress Camilla Luddington
has been chosen to be the voice and performance actress
of famous video game adventurer, Lara Croft in the new
Tomb Raider game.
After an international
talent search using scouts in Europe and the US, Luddington
stood out as delivering both a depth of emotion and
the youthful tone needed for Lara Croft in the upcoming
reimagining of the Tomb Raider franchise, due for release
on March 5, 2013.
"This has been
one of the most important jobs for us to get right,"
said Darrell Gallagher, head of studio at Crystal Dynamics
"This Tomb Raider game is very different to any other
and we are demanding far more from the voice and performance
acting than ever before as we take the franchise in
a new direction."
This July Luddington
will also participate in the Nerd HQ and Comic-Con panels
in San Diego, where she will join the development team
as they talk about Tomb Raider and the story behind
has starred in hit Showtime series, Californication
and can also be seen in the current season of HBO's
True Blood. Tomb Raider is slated for release on March