‘Tomb Raider: The Legend Of Lara Croft’ Gets Netflix Premiere Date & Teaser Trailer

Netflix has slotted October 10 for the premiere of Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft, its anime series with Hayley Atwell (Agent Carter) voicing the title role. The streamer also released a new teaser trailer for the series from Legendary Television, which you can watch above.

The Legend of Lara Croft picks up after the events of the Tomb Raider video game Survivor trilogy (Tomb Raider; Rise of the Tomb Raider; Shadow of the Tomb Raider), and will chart the globetrotting heroine’s next chapter as the iconic adventurer. More than 25 years after her first appearance, Lara Croft (Atwell) continues to explore ancient mysteries and uncover lost truths across breathtaking and dangerous destinations.

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Following the events of the Survivor series, Lara Croft has abandoned her friends to embark on increasingly more perilous solo adventures. But she must return home when a dangerous and powerful Chinese artifact is stolen from Croft Manor by a thief with an uncanny personal connection. Her daring pursuit will take her on an adventure around the world and to the depths of forgotten tombs, where she will be forced to confront her true self, and decide just what kind of hero she wants to become.

Cast also includes Allen Maldonado as Zip and Earl Baylon, reprising his role as Jonah Maiava from the video game. Additional voices to be announced.

Tomb Raider has become a global franchise encompassing movies, merchandise and comic books. The Netflix-Legendary project marks Lara Croft’s first appearance in an animated series.

Tomb Raider: The Legend Of Lara Croft is executive produced and written by Tasha Huo (The Witcher: Blood Origin). Executive producers include dj2 Entertainment Founder and CEO Dmitri M. Johnson (Sonic the Hedgehog), along with Timothy I. Stevenson; Jacob Robinson (Skull Island) under his company Tractor Pants; and Dallas Dickinson and Noah Hughes for Crystal Dynamics; as well as Howard Bliss and Jen Chambers. Powerhouse Animation is the Animation Studio with Brad Graeber serving as executive producer.

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