China holds audition for its own Lara Croft

the next lara?With Tomb Raider: Legend on the verge of release in China, SINA, a big-time online Chinese media corporation, set out to find the nation's 'Lara Croft.' It appears that nine would-be adventurers were singled out for the awkwardly titled "Play Girl" contest.

The winners received a cash prize and will be featured in a "live action" photo bundled with the game.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.