Who will be the new Lara Croft? Tomb Raider series ordered by Amazon

It is the creator of Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who will be behind this new adaptation of the video game.

In gestation for several months, the series tomb Raider is now officially confirmed by Amazon. Prime Video will soon (no date yet) broadcast a series adaptation of the video game franchise. And she is the creator of Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridgewho will be in charge of the writing.

But the English actress, who has already played the adventurers in Indiana Jones 5, last year at the cinema, will she want to braid her hair and film herself in the shoes of a new archaeologist? For now, we do not yet know who will play the iconic Lara Croft. Casting is underway and no names have been leaked yet.

It must be remembered thatAngelina Jolie played the role in the cinema in 2001 and 2003 in the cinema. It was eventually replaced by Alicia Vikander, years later (in 2018) in a remake without much commercial success. At the same time, in video games tomb Raider published by Square Enix, a total of six actresses have been Lara Croft, including Keeley Hawes and the star of Grey's Anatomy, Camilla Luddington. Moreover, Hayley Atwell will soon voice Lara in an upcoming Netflix animated series

While waiting to unveil the new Lara Croft in the flesh, Phoebe Waller-Bridge welcomes : “If I could tell my teenage self what we were going to do, I think she would explode with joy! Tomb Raider has played a major role in my life and I feel incredibly privileged to bring the game to television. Lara Croft means a lot to me. I can't wait to embark on this adventure.”


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