Netflix unveils first look at Hayley Atwell's Tomb Raider show

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Lara Croft is back for another globetrotting adventure in the first-look teaser for Netflix's upcoming anime series Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft.

The show, which was first announced in 2021, takes place after the events of Square Enix's video game reboot trilogy – Tomb Raider (2013), Rise Of The Tomb Raider (2015), and Shadow Of The Tomb Raider (2018).

Agent Carter and Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning star Hayley Atwell lends her voice to the iconic archaeologist, who we see in the teaser wielding a bow and arrow, diving into dark caverns, and finding mysterious artefacts.

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The teaser is brief and plot points are scarce, but we do know that the series will be arriving sometime next year.

Meanwhile, Lara is also set to return in live-action form, with Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge at the helm for an adaptation for Prime Video.

The actress and writer, who recently starred in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny alongside Harrison Ford, previously teased that her series has a '90s vibe.

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"The opportunity to have a female action character, having worked on [No Time to Die] and having worked as an actor on [Indiana Jones], I feel like I've been building up to this," she said.

"What if I could take the reins on an action franchise, with everything I've learned, with a character I adore, and also just bring back some of that '90s vibe? It's such a wonderful feeling to think you know what to do."

Waller-Bridge's show will introduce fans to the third live-action Lara Croft, who has previously been played by Angelina Jolie and Alicia Vikander. Vikander was set to reprise the role for a sequel to her 2018 Tomb Raider movie, but it was eventually scrapped last year.

Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft will premiere on Netflix in 2024.

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