Alicia Vikander Admits There "Aren't Enough Women" In The "Tomb Raider" Reboot
"I was on this island going, 'There's not enough women, where are they?'"
If you didn't know, Alicia Vikander is starring as Lara Croft in the new Tomb Raider reboot, and frankly, she's badass AF in it.
So when Alicia appeared on BBC's The One Show on Monday to discuss the film, she obviously talked about how it feels to play a character who kicks ass.
"I used to play the games when I was a kid and I loved adventure movies like Indiana Jones and The Mummy," she said, adding that playing Lara Croft was a dream "in another universe".
"I hope we're moving into a time where we can be surprised," she continued. "To see female characters in these kind of films... It's definitely a big change happening."
But when host Alex Jones expressed her disappointment at the lack of female roles in the film, Alicia admitted that it was something she'd noticed too.
"I got to work with Kristin Scott Thomas, and she is an extraordinary actress, but me too. I agree," Alicia replied.
"I was on this island going, 'There's not enough women, where are they?' I was running around looking for them."
Let's hope she finds them if there's a sequel.
You can watch Alicia's full One Show interview on BBC iPlayer.
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