Netflix has given us a sneak peek at its upcoming anime series, ‘Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft,’ featuring the voice talents of Hayley Atwell (known for her role as Agent Carter). This thrilling project, initially announced by the streaming giant in 2021, marks Netflix’s collaboration with Legendary to expand the worlds of Skull Island and Tomb Raider through two brand-new anime series.
Lara Croft Returns After Game Trilogy: Netflix Reveals ‘Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft’ Series Plot and Premiere Date
The Tomb Raider anime series will continue the story from the Square Enix video game and will follow Lara Croft’s adventures after the reboot trilogy. Netflix unveiled the show’s premiere date for 2024 during its inaugural DROP 01 event, a virtual presentation highlighting its upcoming animated content.
Tomb Raider has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, spanning across films, merchandise, and comic books. This collaboration between Netflix and Legendary signifies Lara Croft’s debut in an animated series.
Lara Croft’s Evolution: From Jolie to Vikander and Now the Anime Series ‘Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft’
Angelina Jolie portrayed Lara Croft in ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ (2001) and its 2003 sequel. In 2018, Alicia Vikander took over the role and will return in an upcoming sequel directed by Misha Green.
Now, Lara Croft ventures into anime with new series ‘Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft’. Tasha Huo, known for ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin,’ writes and executive produces. Dmitri M. Johnson, Tim Stevenson, Dan Jevons, and Jacob Robinson join as executive producers.