Everybody’s favourite Swedish pc hacker is coming again to film theaters.
Sony Photos introduced at present that Claire Foy (an Emmy nominee for enjoying Queen Elizabeth II on The Crown) will play Lisbeth Salander within the movie model of The Woman within the Spider’s Internet. The novel, revealed in 2015, is a continuation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium sequence—Larsson died in 2004 after writing three books, after which David Lagercrantz took over writing duties.
Salander, an autistic hacker with a traumatic previous, was performed by Noomi Rapace and Rooney Mara in earlier movie variations of Larsson’s guide The Woman With the Dragon Tattoo—Mara obtained an Oscar nomination for her efficiency.
However a lot to followers’ disappointment, plans to adapt the following two books in Larsson’s sequence fell by way of. Nobody advised Mara that, nevertheless, as we realized from one of many saddest emails to come back out of the Sony hack.
In Spider’s Internet, Lisbeth reteams with crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist to analyze the homicide of a pc programmer. The position of Blomkvist, performed by Daniel Craig in Dragon Tattoo, has not been forged.
Foy is a considerably stunning option to play Salander, particularly since a minimum of one Swedish actress (Oscar winner Alicia Vikander) was within the operating for the position. However there’s little doubt she’ll put her personal stamp on the character, simply as Mara did.
The Woman within the Spider’s Internet, directed by Fede Alvarez, will hit theaters in October 2018. Till then, readers can get their repair with Lagercrantz’s newest Salander journey The Woman Who Takes an Eye for an Eye, which was launched this week.