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First Look: Mara and Craig in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood October 12, 2010 at 5:07AM

The first photos from the Stockholm set of David Fincher's currently filming The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo have popped up revealing A Social Network star Rooney Mara in character as Lisbeth Salander and Daniel Craig as muckraking journalist Mikael Blomkvist. Mara looks about right to me.
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Thompson on Hollywood

The first photos from the Stockholm set of David Fincher's currently filming The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo have popped up revealing A Social Network star Rooney Mara in character as Lisbeth Salander and Daniel Craig as muckraking journalist Mikael Blomkvist. Mara looks about right to me.

EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: Sony officially confirms Fincher's casting of Joely Richardson as Anita Vanger, Steven Berkhoff as Frode and David Dencik as young Detective Morell.

Meanwhile, the NYT reports that the late Stieg Larsson's brother Joakim confirms the existence of another Millennium novel that he was writing before he died; it's the fifth, not the fourth in the series.

[Photo graphic courtesy Rope of Silicon]

This article is related to: Directors, Franchises, Genres, Headliners, In Production, David Fincher, Girl with Dragon Tattoo, Remake


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.