Kill Bill babe Uma Thurman believes she would have no problem tackling the
action role of Tomb Raider legend Lara Croft, played by Angelina Jolie.
The blonde actress has won much acclaim for her high-kicking and
sword-fighting in the new Quentin Tarantino movie in which she plays an
assassin, and she thinks it would be no problem transferring these skills to
the role of Lara.
Uma boasts, "I think it's kind of about time that kick-ass women like
these have become popular. Women are very strong and courageous beings and, if
we're just going to stick to portraying them in movies as people who are
running away and need
to be defended, it's kind of shallow.
"It's such a positive thing and a positive gesture to show women that can
physically take care of themselves, that aren't dependent on somebody else."
The PULP FICTION star adds, "I think she and Lara Croft would get on fine
together, but my character is lean, mean and down to business. She's not tying
her t-shirt up and there's no posing. I'm not sure if I could take her - it
would depend if
I had my sword or not."