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The new Tomb Raider movie looks practically like cosplay of the 2013 reboot

A Tomb Raider movie (opens in new tab) based on the 2013 reboot from Crystal Dynamics is on the way - and say what you will about your faith in yet another video game movie adaptation, but Alicia Vikander sure as hell looks the part. The Daily Mail (opens in new tab) has a swath of exclusive pictures, but you should only need one, maybe two to see that Vikander is off to a running, jumping, climbing start on her role as Lara Croft:

It's been said by cast and crew that the new Tomb Raider film would follow in the steps of the 2013 reboot game (opens in new tab), but this is downright uncanny. If nothing else, this may end up being one of the most faithful video game to film adaptations yet.

Directed by Roar Uthaug and starring Alicia Vikander, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, and Dominic West, Tomb Raider will open in cinemas on March 16, 2018.

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Sam Prell
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