Alicia Vikander Is The New Lara Croft

Oscar winner and now Tomb Raider

Our love for Alicia Vikander only grows. Just look at that perfect face...

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And today it has been nurtured even further by the news that Vikander is the new Lara Croft.

Stepping into the shoes of Angelina Jolie, who played Croft in two previous, hugely-successful 'Tomb Raider' films, Vikander will play the 'young and untested Croft fighting to survive her first adventure' according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Having already perfected her English accent in her Oscar-winning role in 'The Danish Girl', Swedish-born Vikander seems the perfect choice to play the intelligent, beautiful archaeologist-adventurer made famous by the video game franchise of the same name.

Start perfecting your plait now. This. Is. Going. To. Be. Huge.