Discover Alicia Vikander Becoming Lara Croft in Tomb Raider Trailer!

Discover Alicia Vikander Becoming Lara Croft in Tomb Raider Trailer!

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Uncover the first trailer for MGM & Warner Bros. upcoming film, “Tomb Raider”, starring Alicia Vikander.

MGM and Warner Bros. have released the first trailer for the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot, starring Alicia Vikander, and directed by Roar Uthaug. You could view below:

The new Tomb Raider trailer debuted to significant fanfare, definitely the kind associated more with the Marvel Cinematic Universe as opposed to the Mission: Impossible films. IGN held a live screening of the trailer, with headlining star Alicia Vikander, discussing the film before its proper debut online. In the discussion about the video game series and past films starring Angelina Jolie, Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander said that she was about 8 to 10 years old when the first game released. She didn’t have a Playstation, but one of her father’s friends did and it was through watching others play the game that she discovered Lara Croft. It was quite fun to learn of this as my first experience with the first Tomb Raider video game was with my cousin, Dominick. I’d watch him play the game on the first Playstation console and, taking over for him, I was never quite adept at figuring out the gaming dynamics. It was a fun time though, and my first experience with Tomb Raider is something I’ll never forget, just like the actress bringing to life the iconic adventurer.

Vikander did add that she was familiar with the first and second game, but it was the 2007 anniversary edition game that she played.

You could view the entire IGN Live event in the video below:

With just under six months left until Tomb Raider opens, are you excited for the latest video game adaptation? Are you as hyped as I am to see Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft? Be sure to leave your comments below.

The film follows Lara Croft as she sets out on her first expedition to finish her father’s (Dominic West) research and uncover ancient secrets in order to clear his disgraced name.

MGM and Warner Bros. are co-producing the film, with MGM overseeing production. The studios acquired the rights from GK Films, which had previously purchased the film rights in 2011 from Square Enix Ltd. Graham King is producing.

Tomb Raider stars Alicia Vikander, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, and Dominic West. The film is directed by Roar Uthaug, from a script by Geneva Robertson-Dworet. Tomb Raider opens March 16, 2018.

(Steven Biscotti – @reggiemantleIII)

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