Nora Tschirner announced as German voice of Lara Croft

Big, international news continues to break as we roll closer to the launch of Tomb Raider! Today, Square Enix Germany announced the lucky lady who is voicing Lara Croft for the German market – Nora Tschirner.

Born in Berlin, Nora is a famous actress noted for roles in movies such as “Keinohrhasen” and “Zweiohrküken.” Her career started on MTV and with television appearances in “Doctor’s Diary” and “Ijon Tichy. ” Nora has won several notable awards for her talents, including a German Comedy award and “Woman of the Year 2010” by GQ. Most recently Nora lent her voice to Merida in Disney’s Brave.

"My process to think about this offer to take this role, was very short - Lara Croft is just a legend,” shared Nora about her new role. “The concept of telling her history in the new Tomb Raider and creating the character with a greater depth is really exciting. It is definitely one of the most intense and emotional roles that I got to play so far.”

Tune in above to hear Nora as Lara, and to see some behind-the-scenes clips from her recent recording sessions. Even if you don’t speak German, emotion and enthusiasm are universal!