The New Face of Lara Croft from Tomb Raider

I have always been a massive fan of the Tomb Raider series, but mostly the original release. After a worldwide search, they decided it had to be the model and sales assistant from London:

An unknown sales assistant and model has become the new face of action hero Lara Croft. Karima Adebibe, 20, from Bethnal Green, east London, was chosen after a worldwide search. The Top Shop worker will be the latest in a line of stunners to portray the video game character.

Lara Croft

Adebibe’s new job will involve travelling round the world for the next two years, posing as the fictional tomb raider. She will take crash courses in SAS survival, firing guns and archaeology, as well as elocution and etiquette lessons, to portray the 11th generation countess.

It is a shame the films of the game were pretty awful!

Link: Shop Assistant Is New Lara

James Woodcock

Freelance Journalist, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming, gadgets and technology. Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, while also interviewing well known industry figures for popular online publications. Available for hire, contact me for more information.

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TorBeest
TorBeest
14 years ago

like she said; “-big- challenges lie ahead”

URIE HUNT
URIE HUNT
14 years ago

where did she say she worked again mmmmmmmmmmm

GreyDragonClaw
14 years ago

hmmm, impressive

Rubbing_hood
Rubbing_hood
14 years ago

Whoa……………………………………:o she looks great and almost as stupidly proportioned as in the game …………………………….. i wanna play her sod Lara

James Woodcock
14 years ago

Steady now b-)