Tomb Raider: First Photos of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft Released

I'm surprised by how similar Vikander's costume for Lara looks to the games.

MGM and Warner Bros. has announced that the upcoming Tomb Raider movie reboot, starring Alicia Vikander of The Danish Girl, and this is your one-stop shop for Tomb Raider movie news. As you can see, it appears Alicia is doing her own stunts (at least in these photos).

Last year, the reboot for the Tomb Raider franchise was announced after a twelve-year hiatus. In November producer Graham King revealed that the story will be about Lara's search for her missing father played by Dominic West (The Affair, The Wire). And she certainly looks the part of Lara, too, sporting a tight tank top, combat boots, and her dark hair pulled back.

Variety reports that Daniel Wu (Into the Badlands) has been cast in the Tomb Raider reboot alongside Vikander.

As stated by Walton Goggins, the actor playing the villainous Father Mathias Vogel, "It's so good". The new film will follow two previous Tomb Raider movies, which saw Angelina Jolie play the main character in 2001's Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and 2003's Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life. Check out a small example of the Tomb Raider set photos below.

She certainly looks the part in these photos, and while we still know nearly nothing official about the movie her get-up is clearly based on the rebooted Tomb Raider games.

Tomb Raider is set for release on March 16th, 2018.

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