Daisy Ridley To Play Lara Croft

Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley confirmed at this past weekend’s Empire Awards that she is in talks to star as Lara Croft in a reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise.

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Though a script for the film has yet to be written, Ridley described to The Hollywood Reporter that there “have been conversations” and that she’s “waiting for someone to say ‘I want you, let’s do it’.”

Ridley was speaking after winning Best Newcomer at the Empire Awards.