While other actresses had met for the role, including Daisy Ridley, source indicate that Vikander had always been the first choice. The reason for the delay of announcement was that the studio was waiting for a new draft of the script, sources say.And here's some quick eye candy:
Vikander won an Oscar for her performance in “The Danish Girl,” and also garnered attention for her performance in “Ex Machina.” Coming up, the actress has the next movie in the Jason Bourne franchise and “The Light Between Oceans” opposite Michael Fassbender.
Alicia Vikander to star in Tomb Raider reboot
Posted on Friday, Apr 29 2016 @ 12:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Variety reports Swedish actress Alicia Vikander will be playing Lara Croft in the new Tomb Raider movie reboot. You may know her from Ex Machina or The Danish Girl.