"We see 'Lara' as a young woman," said director Uthaug, "...smart and capable but largely unfocused, and follow her on a dangerous journey...
"...that will push her to her limits in every sense and allow her to hone...
"...the 'skills' she needs to ultimately become who she was meant to be..."
Vikander trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm and the School of American Ballet in New York.
She began her professional acting career appearing in Swedish television series gaining recognition for her role as 'Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt' in the TV drama "Andra Avenyn" (2008–10).
Vikander made her feature film debut in "Pure" (2010), winning the 'Guldbagge Award' for 'Best Actress'.
In 2012 she portrayed 'Princess Ekaterina "Kitty" Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya'.