Tuesday, February 28, 2023

"Tomb Raider" - Alicia Vikander in "W"

Take a look at "Tomb Raider" actress Alicia Vikander in the March 2023 issue of "W" magazine (Korea), photographed by Hyungsik Kim:

Vikander trained as a 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 of 'Queen Caroline Mathilde' in the Danish film "A Royal Affair", receiving a 'BAFTA Rising Star Award' nomination. 
She then starred in the 2013 Swedish drama "Hotell" and the biopic "The Fifth Estate".

In 2014 and 2015, Vikander achieved global recognition and acclaim for her roles as activist 'Vera Brittain' in "Testament of Youth", as a humanoid robot in "Ex Machina"...
...and as painter 'Gerda Wegener' in "The Danish Girl", receiving both the 'Academy Award' and the 'Screen Actors Guild Award' for 'Best Supporting Actress'.

Vikander signed to play 'Lara Croft' in a "Tomb Raider" live-action reboot feature (2018) and will reprise the role in the developing sequel, to be directed by Misha Green. 

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