Much like the original Swedish flick, David Fincher’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is a magnificent movie that, despite spawning two sequels, could’ve easily been the one and only chapter of the Millennium trilogy.
Though entertaining, Stieg Larsson’s books cum films “The Girl Who Played With Fire” and “The Girl who Kicked the Hornets Nest” weren’t half as good as “Dragon Tattoo”; that original yarn just has a much more captivating, deeper, darker, more compelling story in tow.
And walking out of Fincher’s “Dragon Tattoo” remake last week I couldn’t help but think ‘Would he even bother with the sequels?’.
Fincher tells Collider that “Played with Fire” and “Hornet’s Nest” will also get the Yankee redo treatment; he’s already decided to shoot them back-to-back.
Yes, the second two books are very much one story and it doesn’t seem prudent to me to go to Sweden for a year. Come back for a year. Put out the second one. Go to Sweden for a year. Come back for a year. I don’t think Rooney wants to be doing this four years from now. So I think that would be crazy especially given the sense that it’s really one story that’s kind of bifurcated in the middle.
I dunno, I don’t think Rooney Mara would mind so much playing Lisbeth Salander four years from now, especially if the part wins her an Academy Award – which, by golly, it should.
Steve Zaillian, scribe of the “Dragon Tattoo” remake, is also on scripting duties for the sequels. He tells the aforesaid site that he thinks he can get them finished (he hasn’t started work on them yet) in time for the two films to shoot back-to-back.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.