These Are The First Set Photos Of Alicia Vikander As Lara Croft

If you were skeptical about someone new playing Angelina Jolie's iconic role — Lara Croft of course, what else could it possibly be? — these photos might ease your worries.

Photos of Alicia Vikander on the set of the Tomb Raider reboot have been released, and Lara Croft looks as badass as ever.
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The new Tomb Raider's producer, Graham King, said in November that the new film will be an origin story, not just a reboot. "This is a young Lara Croft in search to see if her father is dead or alive, so it has a very emotional part to it, and I think that's what Alicia found so interesting about it," King told HeyUGuys. "I think the storytelling is really good, and I think we've got the right crew and a great director, and I think it's going to be really fun making a film like this."

Lara Croft first appeared in 1996's Tomb Raider video game. Since then, the character has been voiced by a number of actresses, though Jolie's portrayal is the most well-known.

The new Tomb Raider will be released next year, according to IMDB. In addition to Vikander, it stars Dominic West and Walton Goggins.
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