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Megan Fox Refuses 'Tomb Raider 3' to Avoid Further Angelina Jolie Comparison

March 31, 2010 (6:50 am) GMT
After being proposed to replace Jolie as the depicter or Lara Croft, Fox reportedly turns down the offer because she feels there is too much comparison with the 34-year-old.

It seems that is very bothered to be compared with that she skipped a chance to take a big role. Following reports that Fox is the best candidate to play Lara Croft in "Tomb Raider 3", the "" star is said refusing the job because she does not want people to talk further about her likeness with Jolie, who portrayed Croft in the previous two movies.

"The offer has been on the table for Megan for a while but she's reluctantly turned it down," a movie insider says. "She's the logical choice to play Lara and she loves the character but the comparison with Angelina is too much." Since Fox has turned down the offer, the insider claims it is likely that the upcoming movie "will now star an unknown."

Back in early 2009, after rumor of Megan Fox possibly replacing Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft emerged, a representative for the 23-year-old beauty has dismissed the speculation. "She's not involved in the movie at all," the representative said as quoted by IO9.

"Tomb Raider 3" will serve as the follow-up to successful 2001 "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" and 2003 "". Plan to make the third film was first brought into attention in 2006 but no director has been attached to the project yet.

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