Tag Archives: Mikael Blomkvist

Lea Seydoux has a ‘Mission’ which she is choosing to accept

HollywoodNews.com: She might have gotten passed over for the lead in the U.S. reboot of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” but French actress Lea Seydoux has reaped a wonderful runner-up prize: She’ll be starring as the lead villain in Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible 4.” Seydoux recently appeared in Ridley Scott’s “Robin[...]

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[...]

David Fincher confirms Sweden as location of his “Dragon Tattoo” remake

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fans of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium” novels who fear David Fincher’s remake of the Swedish hit, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” will become too Americanized can breathe a sigh of relief. The “Fight Club” director confirmed that his take on the story will definitely be set in[...]

Daniel Craig confirmed for Fincher’s “Dragon Tattoo,” but who will play Lisbeth?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The James Bond franchise might be on ice, but that doesn’t mean current 007 Daniel Craig is sitting idle. Last weekend, Craig helped Jon Favreau promote their upcoming collaboration, “Cowboys & Aliens.” And today, the actor’s name is linked with another potentially lucrative franchise. Craig will star as[...]

‘Dragon Tattoo’ femme lead down to five finalists

HollywoodNews.com: UPDATE: It feels as though the role of Lisbeth Salander in the U.S. remake of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” is the most coveted role in Hollywood, well, since little orphan Annie. Apparently, director David Fincher has whittled it down to five actresses for the role, some of them[...]

Daniel Craig in contention for “Dragon Tattoo” lead

Hollywoodnews.com: Daniel Craig is in early talks to star in David Fincher’s U.S. remake of Swedish thriller “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” The James Bond star will play disgraced journalist and amateur sleuth Mikael Blomkvist. Empire Online covered the story. Craig is currently starring in Jon[...]

“Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” spins sticky web of thrills, lies

BY SEAN O’CONNELL The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (*** out of 4) Editor’s note: Music Box Films continues to expand this movie after limited, successful theatrical runs in New York and Los Angeles It’s difficult watching Niels Arden Opley’s original “Dragon,” an adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s bestselling crime novel, without thinking ahead[...]