'Tomb Raider' Trailer Features Alicia Vikander's Lara Croft Kicking Some Serious Ass
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The actress takes over the role of Lara Croft from Angelina Jolie in a new movie hitting theaters March 2018.

UPDATE at 2:15pm PT on 9/19: It looks like Daniel Wu wasn't supposed to post the trailer yet and has since removed it. We'll add it back to this post once it's officially released (again) later today.

Lara Croft is back in action, with Alicia Vikander taking over the role of the treasure hunter for Warner Bros. "Tomb Raider."

The sneak peek shows Croft picking up one of her father's quests following his death, with a video from her late dad telling her to "Close the tomb once and for all, the fate of humanity is now in your hands."

The footage itself looks very similar to the 2013 video game, with Croft finding herself marooned on an island filled with traps, puzzles and bad guys after a storm. She uses a bow and arrow to take out enemies, as well as her trusty axe.

Angelina Jolie previously played the globe-trotting adventurer in "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" in 2001 and "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life" in 2003.

Here's the full synopsis for "Tomb Raider":

Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent, and takes college courses, rarely making it to class. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father’s global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he’s truly gone. Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can’t understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious death.

Going explicitly against his final wishes, she leaves everything she knows behind in search of her dad’s last-known destination: a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan. But her mission will not be an easy one; just reaching the island will be extremely treacherous. Suddenly, the stakes couldn’t be higher for Lara, who—against the odds and armed with only her sharp mind, blind faith and inherently stubborn spirit—must learn to push herself beyond her limits as she journeys into the unknown. If she survives this perilous adventure, it could be the making of her, earning her the name tomb raider.

"Tomb Raider" hits theaters March 2018.

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