Tomb Raider Movie 2018 is one of the most anticipated films which follows the adventures of heroine Lara Croft. More details have emerged about the movie reboot which stars Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. Many are aware of Vikander’s role but the actor who will play as the villain is still in question.
Tomb Raider Movie 2018 Villain
However, new reports finally reveal the name of the actor who will star opposite Oscar winner Vikander. It has been reported that Walton Goggins will play Croft’s antagonist. But, the name of said role has not been revealed.
Goggins, known for his roles in Django Unchained, The Shield, and Justified, will take a role that is important in Croft’s life, Polygon reported. Furthermore, reports indicate that his involvement in the film is confirmed through a post on the Twitter account of Tomb Raider.
The tweet says, “More #TombRaider film news! We can’t wait to see #WaltonGoggins as antagonist opposite #AliciaVikander.” Said tweet comes with a photo that Goggins posted on his Instagram account showing a script of the film intended for him. Along with the script is a piece of headwear which is appropriate for his role. Because of said image, many felt more excited for the upcoming film.
According to Movie Web, the role of Goggins is very complicated and his motivations are pure. Moreover, Goggins also said that his character isn’t a straight up villain. Additionally, he revealed that his character is “confused and angry and desperate.” With that, it appears that his character will indeed bring more interesting scenes in the movie because of his statements.
Tomb Raider Movie 2018 Storyline
The movie is based on the reboot of the game in 2013. It is an emotional aspect of Croft’s life as she searches for her father. Showrunners are expecting that the film will bring something new and fresh about Croft.
To recall, Angelina Jolie’s Lara Croft: Tomb Raider movie is the first highest grossing video game adaptation ever in the US. The 2001 movie grossed $274 million, followed by the sequel, Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.
According to reports, the upcoming movie reboot of Tomb Raider will probably start shooting next month. It is set to hit the big screen on March 16, 2018. Roar Uthaug is the director of the Warner Bros., MGM, and GK Films-produced movie.