Tuesday, August 08, 2017

"Tomb Raider" - More 'Lara Croft'

Sneak Peek more new images from the upcoming live-action "Tomb Raider" feature, directed by Roar Uthaug, starring Oscar winner Alicia Vikander ("The Danish Girl") as 'Lara Croft', opening March 16, 2018:

"We see Lara as a young woman," said director Uthaug, " and capable but largely unfocused, and follow her on a dangerous journey...

"...that will push her to her limits in every sense and allow her to hone the skills she needs to ultimately become who she was meant to be..."

Vikander trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm and the School of American Ballet in New York.

She began her professional acting career appearing in Swedish television series, gaining recognition for her role as 'Josefin Bj√∂rn-Tegebrandt' in the TV drama "Andra Avenyn" (2008–10).

Vikander made her feature film debut in "Pure" (2010), winning the 'Guldbagge Award' for 'Best Actress'.

In 2012 she portrayed 'Princess Ekaterina "Kitty" Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya' in director Joe Wright's film adaptation of "Anna Karenina"...

...followed by the role 'Queen Caroline Mathilde' in the Danish film "A Royal Affair", receiving a 'BAFTA' nomination. 

Vikander then starred in the 2013 Swedish drama "Hotell" followed by "The Fifth Estate".

In 2014 and 2015, Vikander achieved global recognition and acclaim for her roles as activist 'Vera Brittain' in "Testament of Youth" and as a humanoid robot in "Ex Machina"...

...receiving the 'Golden Globe' and 'BAFTA' for 'Best Supporting Actress'...

...and as painter 'Gerda Wegener' in "The Danish Girl", receiving both an 'Academy Award' and  'Screen Actors Guild Award' for 'Best Supporting Actress'.

'Lara Croft', main protagonist of the Square Enix video game franchise "Tomb Raider", is a highly sophisticated, intelligent and athletic Brit archaeologist-adventurer...

...who explores ancient, hazardous tombs and ruins around the world. 

Created by a team at UK developer Core Design, the character has appeared in video games, printed adaptations, a series of animated short films....

...feature films and merchandise related to the series.

Official promotion of the character includes a brand of apparel, accessories, action figures, and model portrayals.

Lara Croft has also been licensed for television and print advertisements, as well as an online slot @ Platinum Play

'Lara Croft' takes on many challenges while spinning the reels at the Platinum Play online casino.

This "Tomb Raider" slot captures the spirit of both movies starring actress Angelina Jolie when she was the iconic sex symbol of her generation. 

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek 'Lara Croft'...