A leading portal headed that – According to an excerpt from movie mogul Sherry Lansing’s biography, an excerpt of which was published in The Hollywood Reporter, the 24-year-old Lara Croft: Tomb Raider star had to agree to testing and mental well-being checks throughout filming, because studio executives were concerned about her rumoured : use of drugs and her relationship with Billy Bob Thornton.
Angelina Jolie a Hollywood actress who played a tole in ‘Tomb Raiders’ in 2001 and 2003, had gone thorough a bad phase before signed the ‘Tomb Raider’. Angelina Jolie had given a drug test for ‘Tomb Raider’.
According to director Simon West, Jolie has pretty “dark reputation” at that time, which included rumors that she dabbled in drugs.
Director Simon West said that “She definitely had some baggage and something of a dark reputation,”
he added next -“Funnily enough, that was one of my selling points: This troubled and dangerous aspect in her reputation actually helped the character,”
Later on director West decided to meet up with Jolie in Mexico on the sets of Original Sin. West recalled that at that moment, Jolie said, “Look, I want to do it, but I know what my reputation is, and I’ll do anything you want to prove that I’m worthy. I’ll be reliable, and I’ll turn up, and I’ll work hard.”
She said next that, “I don’t care if the studio wants to drug test me every day.” Jolie was obliged later on to undergo drugs tests which involved urine tests and blood tests. She passed all the tests and finally signed up the role, which helped her maintain A-list status in film industry.
‘Tomb Raider reboot’ is all set to hit the Hollywood again and this time Alicia Vikander is playing Lara Croft’s role. Movie will be released on March 16, 2018.