Top Stories

Daniel Craig: Guy with the Dragon Tattoo!

Daniel Craig: Guy with the Dragon Tattoo!

Daniel Craig will play journalist Mikael Blomkvist in the big screen adaptation of the Stieg Larsson-written novel The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, set for a December 21, 2011 release.

Deadline reports that starting early fall, the 42-year-old British actor will film in Sweden with director David Fincher (The Social Network, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Panic Room, Fight Club).

Candidates to play the female lead include Ellen Page (Juno), Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland), Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), Sara Snook (Sleeping Beauty), Rooney Mara (The Social Network) and Sophie Lowe (Blame).

Over the weekend, Daniel and director Jon Favreau promoted his upcoming sci-fi western Cowboys & Aliens at Comic-Con in San Diego, Calif.

Like Just Jared on Facebook

JJ Links Around The Web

  • Ellen Pompeo calls out Daniel Craig for Bond comments - US Weekly
  • Keeping Up with the Kardashians star busted for DUI - TMZ
  • Steve Harvey wants to be Vice President - Gossip Cop
  • Bella Hadid was diagnosed with Lyme disease - Just Jared Jr
  • Another Sister Wives scandal is brewing - Radar
  • Kurt Cobain's Beatles cover has surfaced - Huffington Post
  • Is Taylor Swift working on new music now? - Lainey Gossip
  • Star Wars world premiere date set - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here