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Who Will Play Lisbeth Salander Next? Top Choices Are...

Who Will Play Lisbeth Salander Next? Top Choices Are...

Now that we know Rooney Mara will not be reprising her role as Lisbeth Salander in the upcoming movie The Girl in the Spider’s Web, everyone is wondering who will take on the iconic character next!

There are reportedly three names already in consideration for the part: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, and Alicia Vikander, according to EW.

Another role that will need to be recast is investigative journalist Mikael Blomkvist, who was played by Daniel Craig in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

A “global search” is underway to find the actress to play Lisbeth!

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  • 777

    I thought they’re recasting the role because of budget issues, but replacing Rooney for an actress that will probably get paid more than her is a joke. She was amazing in the first movie.

  • Naynay

    NONE of them got what it takes they should consider taking noomie rapace for her role, it was hers to begin with

  • TomNewYorker

    My Picks are

    Jane Levy(who worked with Fede on Don’t Breathe & Evil Dead)
    Emma Greenwell(from Showtime’s Shameless)
    Kate Mara(she is Rooney’s Sister)
    Naomi Scott(from the upcoming Reboot of Power Rangers)
    Sasha Lane(from American Honey
    Lucy Boynton(from Sing Street)
    Anya Taylor Joy(from Split)
    Riley Keough(from American Honey)
    Kaya Scodelario(from The Maze Runner)
    Ana Mulvoy Ten(who was just on the season premiere of American Crime)

  • HG

    That sucks. Rooney was great in that role. And from the Sony email leaks, you could tell she really loved that character and looked forward to doing the sequel.

  • Chicken_Paprikash

    Hershlag is too busy building illegal settlements

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  • Jen

    Vikander was apparantly offered the part, but declined.
    If we can’t have Mara or Rapace, then I would prefer someone “new”. Someone who is not known at all