One would think that after the massive critical and commercial success of , the filmmaker would have the clout he needed to get his version of Played With Fire made. The first film was directed by and the next two by , while the screenplays of the first two were adapted by Nikolaj Arcel and Rasmus Heisterberg, and the last one by Ulf Rydberg and Jonas Frykberg. Each film was divided into two parts of 90 minutes. The new film will feature an entirely new cast, and the announcement marks the kickoff of a global search for an actress to portray in the iconic role of Lisbeth Salander. Eventually joining Blomkvist on his dangerous quest for the truth is Lisbeth Salander Rooney Mara , an unusual but ingenious investigator whose fragile trust is not easily won.
Read the Rooney Mara Dragon Tattoo sequel comment after the jump. There were rumors of a sequel for years with and returning to their roles of Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist respectively. The fifth book in the Millennium series was released in September, 2017, once again written by Lagercrantz. On 4 November 2015, it was announced that an adaptation of was in the works and that Craig and Mara would not be reprising their roles. Flickan Som Lekte med Elden 2006 Mikael Blomkvist is contacted by freelance journalist Dag Svensson in regards to having Millennium publish his exposé on the sex trade in Sweden, which includes implicating government officials. It is unknown at this time if Rooney Mara or Daniel Craig are part of this equation.
There were plans for a sequel with the same core cast, but after years of development, nothing came to fruition. To put that into context, Fifty Shades of Grey performed far better than The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Fede is an amazing director with a unique vision of the world. He is hired by industrial tycoon Henrik Vanger under the guise of writing a biography of Henrik and the Vanger family, while really investigating the 40-year-old disappearance of Henrik's niece Harriet. Starting in 2016, Runberg followed up the series with newer stories based on the characters, independent of David Lagercrantz' reboot.
He wrote a will but it was not witnessed, making it invalid according to Swedish law. Are you excited for more Dragon Tattoo adventures, or do you wish Sony would just let the property die? In July 2010 the series made Larsson the first author to sell a million of his work on the. But, it was great fun to do because of the central character. Even though Mara one would have to think she would be brought back if this comes into fruition quickly, as her portrayal of hacker Lisbeth Salander was one of the best received aspects of the first film. Unfortunately, some five years later, plans to adapt the next novel in the trilogy, The Girl Who Played With Fire, seem to have stalled.
For the , a separate adaptation has been published, written by Sylvain Runberg with artwork by José Homs and Manolo Carot. Michael Lynton, Sony Entertainment C. The studio is finally getting the ball rolling on a Dragon Tattoo sequel, four years after the original hit theaters. Lisbeth Salander is the kind of character any director dreams of bringing to life. Want up-to-the-minute entertainment news and features? Along with Dragon Tattoo, Fincher and Zaillian signed a two-picture deal to adapt , and , which would possibly have been shot back to back. Five years later it looks like we're getting closer. We'll have to see how this gets resolved.
Then earlier this month, Sony started making plans for a different Dragon Tattoo sequel. His partner, Gabrielsson has been named as the most likely candidate, due to her chosen wording during at least one interview that seemed to imply co-authorship. She's arguably more important to this franchise than Craig - though both are principal players. It continues the adventures of antisocial hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Bomkvist, who once again get caught in a web of cyber-intrigue. Their latest plan is to combine the last two novels rather than follow the prevailing trend of splitting the final book , and then adapt the yet-to-be-released book into the third film to give them a neat, tidy trilogy. She later claimed she had been misquoted.
A rebellious teenager, she often wore black clothing and makeup and told him several times that she wanted to get a of a dragon. Larsson's friend and colleague Kurdo Baksi believes the author was also influenced by two in 2001 and 2002: Melissa Nordell, a model killed by her boyfriend, and , a Swedish-Kurdish woman killed by her father. We can only hope that this is the exception that proves the rule, as Sony attempts to straighten out the future for franchise that in a lot of ways deserves at least two more amazing films. With a new Millenium novel set imminently release,. Most every time it takes this long to get all the ducks in a row, the finished product ends up a disappointment. The onus right now seems to fall squarely on the shoulders of the studio currently in charge, Sony Pictures. For those still holding out hope that each book with get its own single film version, Amy Pascall is in your corner.
And then, there are notes and you change it, in the conventional studio system. The incident, he said, haunted him for years afterward, and in part moved him to create a character with her name who was also a rape survivor. Fede Alvarez is the perfect choice to direct. Which is probably the best way to go at this point. Larsson's partner Eva Gabrielsson has voiced criticism against this project, which has not made use of the unpublished material which is still in her possession. Producers Scott Rudin and Amy Pascal reportedly have their eyes on Vikander to replace Mara, but no casting will be confirmed until after Knight turns in his script.