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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo sequel comes out in 2018. NatPort or ScarJo in lead?

Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson are being considered to play Lisbeth Salander in the upcoming sequel to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

hollywood Updated: Mar 14, 2017 13:30 IST
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Rooney Mara made Lisbeth Salander iconic with her portrayal of the character in 2011 David Fincher film.

The sequel to the Oscar- nominated The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is all set to hit the screens in October next year with a brand new star cast.

Titled as The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the film will be directed by Don’t Breathe fame Fede Alvarez from a screenplay by Steven Knight, Fede Alvarez and Jay Basu.

“I’m hugely excited and grateful for this opportunity. Lisbeth Salander is the kind of character any director dreams of bringing to life. We’ve got a great script and now comes the most fun part finding our Lisbeth.”

Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig in still from David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

According to insiders, Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson are among the actors who are in the running to play the main lead of Lisbeth Salander.

The Girl in the Spider’s Web will be the first in the best-selling series to be produced into an English-language film in its initial adaptation.

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The previous books in the series have been adapted into Swedish-language films, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, was a remake of the Swedish film.

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