Ok, we realise this is pretty leftfield, and she doesn’t have many Lara qualities per se, but as one of the smartest, funniest and freshest upcoming actresses, she could be poised to take the franchise into brand new territory. And from a nerd POV, she regularly excels in
Parks & Recreation
, has tinkered with video game source material in
Scott Pilgrim Vs The World
, and has dabbled in indie sci-fi with
Safety Not Guaranteed
The ultimate reluctant hero, Lara’s cushy super-rich upbringing is thrown into question when her millionaire father is kidnapped. It turns out he’s made his fortunes on the sly – as the creator of a fabled time-travel machine. And it’s up to her to save him, whether she can be arsed or not.