Daisy Ridley Reportedly On Shortlist for Lara Croft Role

Mar
10

Daisy Ridley Reportedly On Shortlist for Lara Croft Role

After bursting onto the scene in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, it seems Daisy Ridley has a chance to step into another iconic role. The twenty-three year old actress is the latest actress being linked to the role of Lara Croft in the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot.

The recent installments of the Tomb Raider franchise have strayed away from Croft’s portrayal as a sex symbol, and instead have gone for a much grittier and darker product. Daisy is an ideal candidate for the role of Lara Croft, as her young age would allow her to easily continue the role for multiple films if the first film is a success.

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Do you think Daisy could succeed as Lara Croft? Let us know in the comment section your thoughts on who should take on the role!

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Josh is the Co-founder and a Senior Writer for Controller Crusade, and loves all things related to video games. He is a retro games collector trying to recapture his childhood one game at a time, and he also has a major dude crush on Nathan Drake. You can contact him via email at jgilbert@controllercrusade.com or on Twitter @joshgilbert11.

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