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Tag Archives: Lisbeth Salander

David Fincher’s otherwise pointless and neutered The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo remake – Rooney Mara

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo feels like a James Patterson novel drained of all color and pulpiness while given a somber air of alleged gravity and importance. That is not entirely an insult, as I enjoy trashy crime fiction and the kind of thrillers Paramount[...]

David Fincher, Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig open up about “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Lisbeth Salander is back on the hunt. The cyber-punk heroine of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium” trilogy has been resurrected from the pages of the best-selling novel for a maudlin, stormy adaptation guided by cinematic master David Fincher. Though audiences around the world are intimately familiar with Larsson’s missing-persons[...]

David Fincher’s “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” – Our review – AWARDS ALLEY

Unlike David Denby, we waited until Sony took down their press embargo to post our review of David Fincher’s anticipated “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” a methodical adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling novel. If successful, it’s expected to kick-start an American version of the extremely popular Swedish trilogy (though[...]

“Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” footage from last night

HollywoodNews.com: Obviously, the eight-minute preview for David Fincher’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is not online and probably won’t be at least until after the weekend. I do not know if it will be playing in theaters before theatrical prints of Straw Dogs or whether it was just[...]

Rooney Mara’s Nude Photo Released

HollywoodNews.com: David Fincher’s highly anticipated film adaptation of ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ won’t be released until December 21st, but a scandalous poster has already been made public. According to EntertainmentWeekly.com, the “…poster for the film features a nude Rooney Mara as hacker/goth demi-goddess Lisbeth Salander…” Mara is[...]

Stieg Larsson’s plans for fourth “Millennium” novel revealed

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It is an extremely popular literary series. It spawned an extremely popular foreign-language trilogy. That, in turn, has triggered a David Fincher-directed U.S. remake. Clearly, we’re talking about Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium” series, which began with “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” Most assumed that, with Larsson’s sudden passing[...]

‘Dragon Tattoo’ director questions U.S. remake, backs Noomi Rapace for Oscar

HollywoodNews.com: “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” director Niels Arden Oplev trumpeted his support for Noomi Rapace’s (aka Lisbeth Salander) bid for an Oscar and voiced his concerns over the U.S. remake of the Swedish blockbuster. Hollywood Reporter was reading Oplev’s interview with Word & Film”: The only thing that’s annoying to[...]

Natalie Portman one of the actresses being considered for ‘Great Gatsby’

HollywoodNews.com: Lisbeth Salander, the femme astronaut in Alfonso Cuaron’s sci-fi film – highly coveted roles for actresses in Hollywood. You can add the part of Daisy in Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” remake which is ramping up at Sony. Deadline reports that while Luhrmann wants Leonardo DiCaprio (Jay Gatsby)[...]

Christopher Plummer joins David Fincher’s “Dragon Tattoo”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As David Fincher’s “The Social Network” prepares to bombard theaters (it opens Oct. 1), his next feature continues to add prestigious cast members. Fincher is prepping an American adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” To date, he has tapped Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara[...]

‘Dragon Tattoo’ thesp Noomi Rapace to sleuth in ‘Sherlock Holmes 2’

HollywoodNews.com: While Hollywood took its time deciding who should play the role of Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” a role perfected by Noomi Rapace, the Swedish actress has wasted no time in choosing her stateside roles. Word comes from Heat Vision, Collider and a number of[...]
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