Posts tagged "stieg larsson"

First Look: David Fincher’s “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”

I must admit, I’ve been skeptical about the forthcoming American movie version of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.” I sucked down Stieg Larsson’s series last summer and thought the Swedish films did a fabulous job translating the books to screen — so what’s the point of another director and cast redoing what ha…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 31, 2011

Noomi Rapace Says Playing Lisbeth Salander Was A Suicide Mission

“I thought everyone would hate me! The readers of the books have such a strong relationship with her as a character, I thought they’d never accept what I did with Lisbeth. It felt like a suicide mission to accept the role.”
—Noomi Rapace, who plays Lisbeth Salander in the Swedish film versions of Stieg Larsson’…

Kate Torgovnick/ / November 8, 2010

Lisbeth Salander’s Ikea Purchases From “The Girl Who Played With Fire”

In The Girl Who Plays With Fire, the second book in the Stieg Larsson series, off-kilter heroine Lisbeth Salander blows major cash in an Ikea shopping spree (it is Sweden after all). Apartment Therapy has compiled (nearly) all of her purchases into this handy image based on the product details revealed in the book. The…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 23, 2010

Very Important Casting Updates For “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”

The cast of David Fincher’s upcoming version of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” based on the amazing Stieg Larsson novel, is starting to come together! Daniel Craig has been confirmed as the sexy, coffee-addicted, investigative journalist, Mikael Blomkvist. And yesterday it was announced that Stellan Skarsgård (of “Angels & Demons”) would be joining the…

Ami Angelowicz / August 6, 2010

The Real-Life Motivation Behind Stieg Larsson’s Books

I’ve dubbed this summer “The Summer of Stieg” because half of the world and I have our noses buried in one of the books from Stieg Larsson’s crime trilogy: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest. It’s become a rarity to see…

Ami Angelowicz / August 3, 2010

Young Hollywood Clamors To Be Cast In “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”

I’m a little tired this week. The last three nights I’ve been up till at least 2 a.m. reading Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, the first book in a three-part crime novel series that has been hailed by critics. It was an incredible page turner, in addition to being very well-written. Larsso…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 7, 2010