Daniel Craig Gets His <i>Dragon Tattoo</i>

Ending rumors and speculation, it's being reported that a deal has finally been worked out for Daniel Craig to headline the US version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Craig has sealed a deal for Tattoo with Sony that'll see him playing lead role Mikael Blomkvist, as well as optioning him to stay on for the two other movies in the series if the first film is successful enough. He'll start shooting in Sweden as soon as he's completed work on Cowboys & Aliens, currently in production, with Tattoo already scheduled for a December 2011 release.

The other lead role in the movie, the eponymous Lisbeth Salander, has still to be cast, but producers are said to be favoring Ellen Page or Alice In Wonderland's Mia Wasikowska.

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