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The studio has an option on Craig for sequels The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest, but the actor is asking for more money following the $1 billion success of Skyfall.
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Sony is looking to cut costs on the Stieg Larsson sequel and could potentially write Craig's character Mikael Blomkvist out of the movie, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Steven Zaillian has written the script for the movie, which is described as "production-ready". The studio may need to turn to another writer if Blomkvist has to be written out of the picture.
A Craig source allegedly claimed that the 007 star hasn't started negotiations yet and is keen to return for the follow-up.
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Rooney Mara is set to return as computer hacker Lisbeth
Next Showing: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo opens today
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Trailer
Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara
First, I found the first movie to probably be the best of the trilogy even though I thought the second film did a better job with the Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) character. The third film, however, was so bad it caused me to not want to even read the third book.
Speaking of the books, I enjoyed the two that I read but I wouldn't say they are excellent in any manner of speaking. They are a bit ponderous, but for the most part highly enjoyable and, as is often the case, the books are better than the films. At least in terms of story.
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