Daisy Ridley Confirms She is in talks to star in ‘Tomb Raider’

Daisy Ridley spoke to The Hollywood Reporter during the Empire Awards in London on Sunday, and confirmed that she has been in talks to star in the Tomb Raider reboot.

She told THR that there “have been conversations” regarding her casting in the film, and taking the reigns from Angelina Jolie, but nothing has been set in stone.

“I’m waiting for someone to say ‘I want you, let’s do it’,” said the Star Wars: The Force Awakens star.

The 8th episode of Star Wars is currently filming but Ridley says she would still consider the role.

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