Tomb Raider 2018 trailer: A reboot of Tomb Raider has been announce with the participating of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. Want to know more about the reboot? This is your one-stop shop for Tomb Raider movie news.
Tomb Raider 2018 Film and The Cast
Alicia Vikander has been making a lot of waves in Hollywood, but she isn’t the first choice. Before Vikander, Daisy Ridley from Star Wars: The Force Awakens was previously in talks to become Lara. Ridley would have made a great Lara, but there’s no doubt that the Star Wars movies are keeping her very busy. Still, Vikander is a great choice. The young actress has proven herself in everything from period drama to science fiction to romance, and made it look easy.
There is a news that Dominic West has been casted as Lord Richard Croft, father of Lara and a central, enigmatic figure throughout the games and original Tomb Raider movie. West is best known for his role on Showtime’s The Affair, The Wire, 300, Pride, and Genius. The role of Richard Croft has been performed before by the stunt casting of Jon Voight in the 2001 Tomb Raider, as he is the real-life father of Angelina Jolie.
Daniel Wu is reported yo be casted in the Tomb Raider reboot alongside Vikander. Wu will play Lu Ren, a ship captain who partners with Croft on a quest to find her father, which gives us just a little bit more information about the plot. Um, it will probably involve a sea voyage.
Tomb Raider 2018 Film & The Villain
We all know that Walton Goggins (Justified) has been cast as the film’s villain.
The industry demand for Goggins has become especially high, having come off powerfully memorable television roles on FX’s Justified and Sons of Anarchy as well as his appearances in The Hateful Eight and Mojave.
Tomb Raider 2018 Film Story
New Tomb Raider will be directed by Roar Uthaug and will use the most of the inspiration from the recent Tomb Raider video games as source material. Watching Lara Croft from the games feel like a real human being on a big screen is what audiences all looking for, and that also the filmaking crew of Tomb Raider wants to do as well.
Uthaug said: “I think we’ll want to make people relate to Lara as a character. I’m hoping to bring some of my Norwegian sensibilities to the franchise.”
“Raiders of the Lost Ark was one of my favorite films growing up, so it’s definitely a dream to work in that kind of genre. I think we’ll want to make it feel like a modern action movie and to make what’s going on feel like it’s going on for real.” He also shared.
Tomb Raider 2018 Movie Release Date
A long wait has been over, after over a decades of waiting for new adventure of Lara Croft, we now know the date we enjoy one more of her action. The Tomb Raider reboot is expected to hit cinemas on March 16, 2018.