Actress Minnie Driver (Good Will Hunting) has been brought on to voice Lara Croft in a new 10-part animated series, according to TV Guide. She will be providing the voice for the archaeologist/adventurer in Re\Visioned: Tomb Raider, a new series from GameTap, Turner Broadcasting's video-game-themed broadband network. The first episode of the 10-part series premieres on July 10 at www.gametap.com/tombraider.
Angelina Jolie had played the title character in two feature films.
"World-famous writers and artists are each doing their own version of Lara Croft, telling a different story the way they see the character," says Ricardo Sanchez, vp of content for GameTap.
The first three-part adventure was written and directed by Aeon Flux creator Peter Chung. Subsequent episodes are being handled by a who's who of comic-book big shots, including Warren Ellis, Gail Simone, Jim Lee and Christos Gage.