While there were a number of rumors over who would be cast as Lara Croft in the new Tomb Raider movies, the casting choice has been announced. Alicia Vikander, will be taking the starring role. Vikander is a Swedish actress probably best known for her roles in Ex Machina and The Danish Girl. The new Tomb Raider movie is in line with the 2013 reboot of the games, following Lara on her first mission before she became an expert at raiding tombs. Reactions to this news have thus far been mixed, mostly due to all the rumors of who was up for the role. However we think it’s a little early to tell at this stage, but are excited to see how the movie unfolds. Other than Vikander’s casting, the only other major information on the movie is that Roar Uthaug will be directing. We will bring you more news about the new Tomb Raider as it becomes available.