Academy Award winning actress Alicia Vikander has been cast as Lara Croft in the upcoming reboot to the video game franchise.

This new version which will be directed by Roar Uthaug and can be expected to take cues from the the rebooted game series with a young Lara taking her first steps to becoming a seasoned adventurer.

Vikander won the Oscar for best supporting actress in 2016 for her role in The Danish Girl. She also starred in 2015’s Ex Machina, and can be seen in the upcoming Jason Bourne sequel.

Check out Variety for the full story.

 

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