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Alicia Vikander Slays as Lara Croft in 'Tomb Raider' Official Trailer -- Watch!

8 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Alicia Vikander is stepping into the role of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider -- and absolutely slaying it!

Warner Bros. released the first action-packed trailer for the film on Tuesday, and we think it's safe to say, this is the 28-year-old actress' most badass role yet.

In the trailer, Vikander, dressed in a gray tank top and olive green pants, channels the fierceness of Angelina Jolie, who played the character in 2001's Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and the sequel, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.

"Close the tomb once and for all," a voiceover says, as Croft leaps, ducks and slides around various structures. "The fate of humanity is now in your hands."

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Watch: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander on Their Instant Chemistry On and Off-Screen!

When Et caught up with Vikander's boyfriend, Michael Fassbender, at the London premiere of Alien Covenant in May, he opened up about his lucky lady's role in »

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Trailer Watch: Alicia Vikander Saves the World in “Tomb Raider”

8 hours ago | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

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An action-packed trailer for the Alicia Vikander-led “Tomb Raider” reboot has landed. It’s clear that there’s plenty of violence, chase scenes, and CGI in the potential franchise, but the spot kicks off with Lara Croft (Vikander) making a quiet promise to her father (Dominic West, “The Affair”).

Lara’s father, an adventurer, is missing. When she finds her way into his secret quarters, a video is waiting for her. “If you’re listening to this, then I must be dead,” her father says. “I found something — a tomb called the Mother of Death. If Trinity succeeds, our world is in danger. Promise me you will stop them.” “I promise,” Lara says, looking at the image of her father. And just like that, the fate of humankind rests on her shoulders.

The heroine heads off to a destination her father has marked on a map, an island that, according to the film’s official synopsis, “might be somewhere off the coast of Japan.” To get there Lara will have to travel right in the middle of what’s called the Devil’s Sea. The trailer shows just how worthy of that nickname the sea is.

Angelina Jolie previously led a “Tomb Raider” franchise, starring in 2001’s “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” and 2003’s “Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.” The films are based on one of the best-selling video games of all time.

Vikander’s “Tomb Raider” hits theaters March 16, 2018. She can currently be seen in “Tulip Fever,” a period romance in theaters now. The Oscar winner had two films screen at this month’s Toronto International Film Festival, Lisa Langseth’s “Euphoria,” a drama about two sisters, and “Submergence,” a story of two lovers who embark on dangerous missions across the globe from each other.

Check out the trailer and a feature about what playing the iconic character means to Vikander below.

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Trailer Watch: Alicia Vikander Saves the World in “Tomb Raider” was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. »

- Laura Berger

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Alicia Vikander Is Lara Croft in First Trailer for ‘Tomb Raider’ (Watch)

10 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Alicia Vikander is Lara Croft in the new trailer for “Tomb Raider.”

“Your father’s gone. You can pick up where he left off,” Croft is told in the first official trailer. “I see so much of him in you.”

Following a shipwreck, Croft ends up in enemy territory. “You shouldn’t have come here,” Walton Goggins’ character tells her. “But I’m glad that you did.”

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Tomb Raider’: First Look at Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft

As the rest of the action-packed trailer plays out, Croft’s mission is made clear: “Close the tomb once and for all. The fate of humanity is now in your hands,” a voiceover says.

Roar Uthaug directed the movie based on a script by Geneva Robertson-Dworet. Daniel Wu and Dominic West also star. The film is adapted from a popular video game. Angelina Jolie played the character in two films — one released in 2001 called “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,” and »

- Seth Kelley

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Pop Addled: Retro Movie Special – Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

8 August 2017 2:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Another week, another episode – this time retro themed – of the Pop Addled podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly!

Pop Addled is a pop culture podcast with nerd tendencies. Join Keenan, Sam and Timmy as they discuss movies, music, video games, sports, TV, comics, and any intersection thereof. Their brains have been thoroughly addled by pop culture and they’re here to share their twisted thoughts with you!

If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out old episode on Libsyn and iTunes; and we’ll be bringing you the latest episodes from here on out…

Retro Movie Special – Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

Six weeks ago we reviewed “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)” which is best described as a festering dumpster in this current stifling August heat. Today we recruited our buddy Morgan again to review the sequel “Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life »

- Phil Wheat

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Alicia Vikander Teases Her Role as Lara Croft In The 2018 Reboot

14 July 2017 12:12 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Tomb Raider has come a long way since the first game was released back in 1996 for PC, Playstation and Sega Saturn (remember those?). It is one of the best selling video game franchises of all time. Then in 2001, Paramount Pictures brought the character to life in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and the sequel Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life. Both films starred Angelina Jolie as the adventuress Lara Croft.

Now based of the 2013 action-adventure game, comes the Tomb Raider reboot directed by Roar Uthaug. The film stars Alicia Vikander, Hannah John-Kamen and Walter Goggins. Vikander will be playing the role of Lara Croft who starts off as an ordinary woman working a day job in London. She finds a clue that leads her on a quest to search for her presumed dead father, played by Dominic West.

During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Vikander talked about her character:

“She has all the fierce, »

- Emmanuel Gomez

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'Bram Stoker's Dracula' Screenwriter to Get Honor at Cayman Film Festival

6 June 2017 10:53 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Francis Ford Coppola’s all-star take on the vampire tale, turns 25 this year, and the movie will be feted at this year’s CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival.

James V. Hart, who wrote the screenplay for the movie, will receive a lifetime achievement award from CayFilm, celebrating his contributions to not only Dracula but also to the film industry in the area of screenwriting. Hart also worked on such movies as Steven Spielberg's Hook, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, Robert Zemeckis' Contact and the recent animated movie Epic.

The screenwriter will also be on hand to »

- Borys Kit

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‘The Brave’: Matt Corman & Chris Ord Join NBC Drama Series As Co-Showrunners

24 May 2017 9:15 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

NBC and Universal TV have tapped Covert Affairs creators Matt Corman and Chris Ord as executive producers and co-showrunners of the new drama series The Brave, which landed the plum Monday 10 Pm slot behind The Voice on the network’s fall schedule. On the series, from Universal TV and Keshet Studios, Corman and Ord will serve as co-showrunners alongside writer/creator Dean Georgaris (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life). The three executive produce… »

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Anne Heche Nabs Lead in NBC Military Drama Pilot For God and Country

22 February 2017 11:16 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Anne Heche is ready to serve again at NBC.

The Hung grad — who previously toplined the Peacock network’s Save Me and recurred on The Michael J. Fox Show — will star opposite Mike Vogel in NBC’s military-themed pilot For God and Country, our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The drama, penned by Dean Georgaris (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life), is said to take an in-depth look into the complicated world of our bravest military heroes, who make personal sacrifices while executing the »

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TVLine Items: Dome Star Joins NBC Pilot, Once Alum's New Role and More

15 February 2017 5:45 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Under the Dome vet Mike Vogel will play hero as the star of NBC’s drama pilot For God and Country, our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The project — written by Dean Georgaris (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life) — is described as a heart-pounding look into the complex world of our bravest military heroes, who make personal sacrifices while executing the most challenging and dangerous missions behind enemy lines.

Vogel will play the commander of the Isa-Special Operations Group responsible for getting back a kidnapped American doctor. »

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First look at Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft in Tomb Raider set photos

6 February 2017 3:53 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With production on the long-gestating big screen reboot of the iconic vide game series Tomb Raider now underway, we have our very first look at Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft courtesy of some set photos showing the heroine in action; take a look here…

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Vikander follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie, who portrayed Lara in 2001’s Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and 2003’s Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.

The new Tomb Raider is being directed by Roar Uthaug (The Wave) and Vikander is joined in the cast by Dominic West (The Affair), Walton Goggins (The Hateful Eight) and Daniel Wu (Into the Badlands). Expect more casting news soon.

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

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- Gary Collinson

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Tomb Raider Reboot: Alicia Vikander Is Lara Croft In New Set Photos!

6 February 2017 2:40 PM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

The past year hasn’t been incredibly kind on the video game movie genre. Warcraft underperformed domestically, Assassin’s Creed flopped, and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is the lowest performing film in North America for the franchise. Yet despite these numerous speed bumps, we, ironically enough, haven’t seen much of a slowdown from Hollywood. There seems to be a general consensus that none of these films weren’t given the best opportunities to succeed (i.e., they weren’t that good).

With those potential flicks out of the way, it opens up a new upcoming generation of video game movies. Leading the pack in this new round of ol’ college tries is none other than the reboot of the beloved franchise, Tomb Raider. Last time this series hit the big screen was in 2003’s Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, starring Angelina Jolie. While the film »

- Joseph Medina

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The Highest Grossing Video Game Movies of All-Time

2 February 2017 12:32 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Luke Owen keeps track of the biggest video game movies…

To go along with our Highest Grossing Superhero Movies of All-Time list, I felt we should also keep tabs on the video game movie adaptation. Since their debut in 1993, they’ve mostly come with a bad reputation, bad reviews and often bad box office results. However, some have been genuine successes. Below are two lists collated from BoxOfficeMojo with the domestic and global takings for video game movie adaptations.

Note: We’ve not included Pixels as it’s not directly based on a game, but we’re happy to add it in if enough people complain (it would be high in both lists)…

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# Title Domestic total 1 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider $131,168,070 2 The Angry Birds Movie $107,509,366 3 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time $90,759,676 4 Pokemon: The First Movie $85,744,662 5 Mortal Kombat »

- Luke Owen

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ABC Orders ‘Las Reinas’ Miami Crime Drama From Mark Gordon, Dean Georgaris

1 February 2017 6:15 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

ABC has handed a pilot order to drama Las Reinas, from producer Mark Gordon (Designated Survivor), feature writer Dean Georgaris (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life), ABC Studios and the Mark Gordon Co. The project was originally developed at ABC and ABC Studios during the 2014-15 development season when The Mark Gordon Co. was still a pod based at the studio. At the end of that season, Gordon went indie with his company, which is backed by eOne. Because the… »

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