Walton Goggins Books Villainous Role in “Tomb Raider” Reboot


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Vice Principals star has landed a role in the upcoming TOMB RAIDER REBOOT starring Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. Goggins is set to play the film’s antagonist.

Details of the film are being kept under wraps but the project is based on the popular video game, first released in 1996 by London-based Eidos. The game was rebooted in 2013 with a younger Croft, amped-up action, and bigger set pieces. It was previously adapted into two films from Paramount starring Angelina Jolie released in 2001 and 2003.

MGM boarded the reboot in 2013 as they acquired the rights to the game for a new feature in partnership with GK Films. Square Enix will serve as and Warner Bros. will co-produce.

Goggins currently stars opposite Danny McBride in the HBO comedy Vice Principals. He has previously been seen in Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight and on television in the series Justified and Sons of Anarchy.

He is repped by ICM and .


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