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A Lara Croft Indiana Jones Crossover Was Pitched To Lucasfilm

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Lego Indiana Jones and Lara Croft Crossover Was Pitched To Lucasfilm

Over on YouTube, there is a channel (GameHut) that has been created by founder of TT Games, Jon Burton.  Now, gamers will be familiar with TT Games as they have brought us the fantastic Lego games such as Lego Batman, Lego Star Wars and Lego Indiana Jones.

What is interesting is in the video below, TT Games pitched an idea of creating a Lara Croft game but thought that it needed a bit more to it so decided to approach Lucasfilm with the idea of a Lara Croft/Indiana Jones crossover Lego game.

Thinking Lucasfilm would be enthusiastic about the idea, they had the opposite reaction.  Apparently, Lucasfilm have never been happy with the creators of Lara Croft (Toby Gard/Eidos.)  In the video, Jon Burton said that Lucasfilm thought Lara was too similar to their hero with the whip and hat, Indiana Jones and going as far as claiming they "stole" their idea.  The concept was shot down immediately and we never got that crossover.  Toby Gard, creator of Lara Croft has said in numerous interviews that one of the influences for his creation was indeed Indiana Jones but also Tank Girl and the John Woo films.

What do you think?  Do you think a Lego Lara Croft from Tomb Raider and Indiana Jones would have worked?

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