Tomb Raider Reboot Casts Into the Badlands Star

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Starring as ship captain Lu Ren. By Alex Osborn

Daniel Wu has joined the cast of Warner Bros.’ upcoming Tomb Raider film reboot.

According to Variety, the actor, who plays Sunny in the AMC series Into the Badlands, will star as a ship captain named Lu Ren who aids Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) as she seeks to find her father.

Daniel Wu as Sunny in AMC’s Into the Badlands

Norwegian director Roar Uthaug is helming the film reboot, which is based on Square Enix’s popular video game franchise of the same name. In addition to Vikander and Wu, the movie will star The Hateful Eight’s Walton Goggins as the villain.

Tomb Raider opens in theaters on March 16, 2018. In the meantime, find out what Vikander had to say about the film’s “fresh” take on Lara Croft.

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