UPDATE – First trailer is here:
Brace yourself. We now have the first official Tomb Raider film poster, featuring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. Yes, there’s going to be another film… What do you mean you’re worried?
Video Game Adaptations, Ahem
The first trailer for the new film, based on the world-famous game series, of course, is out tomorrow. But for now, we’ve been treated to this poster:
As aforementioned, the film stars Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina, The Danish Girl) in the lead role, under the direction of Roar Uthaug (The Wave), with Graham King (The Departed) producing.
It will also feature Dominic West (Money Monster, 300), Walton Goggins (The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained) and Daniel Wu (AMC’s Into the Badlands).
The full synopsis can be found below:
Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent, and takes college courses, rarely making it to class. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father’s global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he’s truly gone. Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can’t understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious death.
It’s out next year on March 16th. Will it actually be any good? Probably not. That’s just the way almost all film video game adaptations are… Assassin’s Creed anyone? Sorry, no, let’s not forget Resident Evil either. Talking of Tomb Raider games…