VOICE OF LARA - KEELEY HAWES
Interactive, one of the world's leading
publishers and developers of entertainment
software, can today confirm that the
new voice of Lara Croft is leading
British actress Keeley Hawes.
best known for her role of three years
as ZoŽ Reynolds in BBC's flagship
drama Spooks and recently seen in
Michael Winterbottom's feature Cock
and Bull Story, took to the part of
Lady Lara Croft, 11th generation Countess,
Croft is such a strong and powerful
character, but she also has an edge
to her, which was great to portray
vocally. Lara is getting up to all
sorts of trouble in Legend, I am sure
the fans won't be disappointed!"
is perfect for the voice of Lara"
said Matt Gorman, Brand Controller
for the Tomb Raider series, "she had
the right balance of aristocracy and
attitude to really bring to life Miss
Croft in all her glory."
Croft Tomb Raider Legend is the seventh
title to be released in the Tomb Raider
series, which originally launched
in 1996, and is still one of the best
selling videogame franchises of all
time with over 28 million copies sold.
Croft has transcended games in a way
no other character has, including
action figures, comic books and two
major motion pictures starring Angelina