Here’s an intriguing piece of news.
In an interview with Brazilian site CinePop, American actress Olivia Wilde says she’s playing Lara Croft in a reboot of the “Tomb Raider” franchise. You’ll recall that the role was originated by Angelina Jolie, who played the video game archaeologist with the pneumatic curves for two flicks during the last decade.
Via ShockYa, here’s a bit more:
“Olivia Wilde was interviewed for the Brazilian film website CinePop, and she said that she has been a big fan of the character and is happy portray the character in the new film version, which is set for 2013 .
So far, she is the only confirmed cast member. The director of the film is Mark Fergus, who also wrote another film Wilde has starred in, “Cowboys and Aliens.” He’s also written “Iron Man.” Fergus and Hawk Ostby have written the screenplay for the new “Lara Croft” film, and Graham King and Ted Hedington will produce.”