Toy big Mattel has introduced its subsequent Barbie doll, and it is none aside from iconic online game hero Lara Croft. Primarily based on Alicia Vikander’s model of the character from the upcoming film, the collectible launches in March simply forward of the brand new film, according to IGN.
The doll is priced at $30, and pre-orders open on February 19 through the Barbie website. There are just a few equipment included with the Barbie, together with her choose axe, journal, map, and extra, in addition to a certificates of authenticity. You possibly can see an unboxing video beneath, courtesy of the Panic Pixie YouTube channel.
This isn’t the primary online game Barbie. In 2016, Mattel launched a video game developer Barbie for its Career of the Year line. It does, nonetheless, look like Mattel’s first Barbie based mostly on a particular online game character.
The brand new Tomb Raider film involves theatres on March 16. Vikander, who gained an Oscar for her position in The Danish Lady reverse Eddie Redmayne. Dominic West (The Wire), Walton Goggins (Sons of Anarchy, The Hateful Eight), and Daniel Wu (Warcraft) additionally star. The director is Roar Uthaug, who beforehand helmed the acclaimed catastrophe film The Wave.
Just like the 2013 video game reboot, the film appears like it would inform an origin story. “She has all of the fierce, robust, curious, clever traits,” Vikander said in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. “However we have stripped away all of her expertise. She hasn’t gone on an journey simply but. She thought she was a caught up businessperson residing within the fashionable youth tradition of suburban London, however then this complete field of data. That is the start.”
A brand new Tomb Raider recreation is on the way. Official particulars stay a thriller, however final 12 months, the title “Shadow of the Tomb Raider” was potentially leaked, although it is unclear if that was actual.