Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft in the reboot of the franchise Tomb Raider! And for melty, the actress is the perfect choice.
Ah, fashion reboot! Star Wars 7, Ghostbusters 3, Spider-Man Homecoming … all the big licenses have been awarded and Tomb Raider is no exception. For after two films released in 2001 and 2003, the adventurer will be entitled to a new film adaptation in 2018, boosted by the success of the video game Rise of the Tomb Raider which offered a last trailer before its release PS4. In short, the heroine is back to the delight of those who have been lulled by the many adventures of this Indiana Jones to the feminine. But while Angelina Jolie played Lara Croft in cinema almost 15 years ago, it is Alicia Vikander who will take over the torch. An actress who has acquired a certain notoriety with time and seems to be the ideal choice to lend her traits to Tomb Raider in 2018.
A rising career
2015 was a big year for Alicia Vikander! With the release of 5 films, the actress only confirmed her great talent. First with Kit Harrington (Game of Thrones), who unveiled his new secret project, in the film Mémoires de jeunesse. The woman then chains with the huge critical success Ex Machina in which she embodies a cyborg undergoing the Turing test. Alicia Vikander then rubbed shoulders with Bradley Cooper in A Vif, Henry Cavill in Very Special Agents: U.N.C.L.E. Or Matt Damon in Jason Bourne. But the actress is not just present to display with male talents since all her appearances are the opportunity to appreciate the density of her game. And as proof: Alicia Vikander won the Oscar for the best second Female role in The Danish Girl in 2016. The first reward of a long list to come. To sum up: the Swedish is not a second-rate actress and will bring much to the character of Tomb Raider.
Alicia Vikander is as pretty as Lara Croft
It’s no secret that what made Tomb Raider so successful (apart from the charm of his adventures around the world) is also the physique of his heroine. A character that, although virtual, has fantasized many players. It is not for nothing that Alicia Vikander is a perfect choice physically. Of course, beauty is subjective, but it must be recognized that the actress has a lot of charm. An enormous potential to show the magnetism of Lara Croft on screen. So if we mix the talent of Alicia Vikander and her beauty in this new film Tomb Raider, we can only say bingo! There is no doubt that at the time of the casting, this argument had to play in favor of the Swedish actress who, as we said before, is gaining more and more notoriety.
Alicia Vikander knows her subject
When you master your promising career but just take off, you pay attention to your projects. That’s why Alicia Vikander wanted to know her subject Tomb Raider before launching. In an interview, the actress said, “I was playing games when I was a kid.” It was the first protagonist I saw in a video game at the time, so it’s cool to try to get into the Skin of the character and we hope to make something fresh and innovative “before adding about the last video game that will serve as inspiration for the next film” I had not played the new game rebooted … but I Had to do it and it’s quite different. This restarting of the game is visually very different and it’s more of an original story. ” And it is also for this implication that we say yes to Alicia Vikander.
He needs his blockbuster
But while Alicia Vikander shoots with the most talented front or behind the camera, a detail misses his filmography. His boyfriend Michael Fassbender, present on the first French poster of the movie Assassin’s Creed, also chains the less visible projects (for the general public) before shooting in blockbusters like X-Men. Turning into a big film is the opportunity to show that we know how to have fun but also to win new fans and give visibility to his career. And thanks to the film Tomb Raider, there is a good chance that Alicia Vikander finally has SON blockbuster. Who will make that when you show your friends a picture of Alicia Vikander in the evening, they will reply to you “Aaaah … Lara Croft?”. It’s a bit annoying but the best way to share her love for the actress more easily.