Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley's next big role might be as Lara Croft in a new Tomb Raider film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Last week, reports circulated that suggested Ridley was in the running for the role of Lara Croft. But the movie doesn't have a script yet, Ridley told THR, nor has she locked down the part. "I'm waiting for someone to say ‘I want you, let's do it'," she said at the Empire Awards in London on Sunday.
The planned Tomb Raider movie reboot will be directed by Roar Ulthaug; it will be his first Hollywood feature. In 2013, Evan Daughtery (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent) was attached to write the script based on the revived game franchise by Crystal Dynamics. GK Films bought the film rights to the series in 2011; the movie has been in development since 2013.
No release date has been set yet for the movie, which will be the Tomb Raider franchise's first since 2003's Cradle of Life.
While Ridley is best known as Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the actress also has a voice acting credit on her resume. Starting in January, she could be heard in the English adaptation of Only Yesterday by famed animation company Studio Ghibli.
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