Though rumoured for months, Daniel Craig has finally been confirmed as playing the part in director David Fincher’s remake of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”.
Craig, whose next flick is the highly-anticipated comic-to-film “Cowboys and Aliens”, is believed to have signed up to play the character of journalist Mikael Blomkvist in three films.
This is great for Craig, what with the James Bond franchise now on indefinite pause while MGM sorts out their money owes.
Sony are in the middle of casting the female lead. Though Natalie Portman was previously rumoured to be playing the Lisbeth role, she told Moviehole at Comic Con that she hasn’t been approached. One girl that may have been approached (though I’m still waiting on an email back from her to see if the rumours are true) is Australian actress Sophie Lowe, marvelous in last year’s “Beautiful Kate”. I’m sure she’d be great.