Top Ten Choices for a Live-Action Lara Croft
(Courtesy of the Ultimate Guide to Tomb Raider)
1. Elizabeth Hurley
". . . uncanny ringer for Lara . . . Hurley knows how to deal with sticky situations. After all, she still dates Hugh Grant."
2. Sandra Bullock
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". . . Anyone who can make a 10 ton bus fly [in Speed] should have no problem leaping over a few spike-filled chasms."
3. Yasmine Bleeth
". . . she knows her way around the water . . ."
4. Carmen Electra
". . . her experience on Baywatch proves she can perform in formfitting clothing."
5. Uma Thurman
". . . she proved in Pulp Fiction that she can wear a wig and dance with the big boys."
6. Alyssa Milano
". . . Since she moved into Melrose Place she's earned a third-degree black belt in cat fighting."
7. Claudia Christian
". . . on Bablyon 5, she's able to maintain shiny, healthy hair during an interstellar war."
8. Barbra Streisand
". . . not quite right for the role, but she's got the power to get the rights and put herself in the lead."
9. Shannon Doherty
"For a while there, Doherty was good at getting arrested, and we can't help but like the idea of Lara Croft in a women-in-prison picture."
10. Lucy Lawless
". . . buff, tough and about 11 feet tall - the perfect larger-than-life gal to Lara's polygonal brassiere."
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