PRN: Camilla Luddington Named as the New Voice and Character of Lara Croft
Camilla Luddington Named as the New Voice and Character of Lara Croft
LONDON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIXÂ® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announced that the English-born actress Camilla Luddington has been chosen to be the voice and performance actress of famous video game adventurer, Lara Croft in the new Tomb RaiderÂ® game. Â
After an international talent search using scouts in Europe and the US, Luddington stood out as delivering both a depth of emotion and the youthful tone needed for Lara Croft in the upcoming reimagining of the Tomb Raider franchise, due for release on March 5, 2013.
"This has been one of the most important jobs for us to get right," said Darrell Gallagher, head of studio at Crystal Dynamics "This Tomb Raider game is very different to any other and we are demanding far more from the voice and performance acting than ever before as we take the franchise in a new direction."
This July Luddington will also participate in the Nerd HQ and Comic-Con panels in San Diego, where she will join the development team as they talk about Tomb Raider and the story behind its creation.
Recently Luddington has starred in hit Showtime series, CalifornicationÂ© and can also be seen in the current season of HBO's True BloodÂ©.
Tomb Raider is slated for release on March 5th 2013.
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Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIXÂ®, EIDOSÂ® and TAITOÂ® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal DynamicsÂ® and Eidos MontrÃ©al. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUESTÂ® which has sold over 59 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDERÂ® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERSÂ®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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