Claire Foy suits up as Lisbeth Salander in the teaser trailer for The Girl in the Spider's Web, the sequel to 2011's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
The acclaimed star of The Crown replaces Rooney Mara in the role of the troubled hacker/cult figure introduced by the late author Stieg Larsson in Millennium novel series.
Lisbeth Salander, the cult figure and title character of the acclaimed Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson, will return to the screen in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a first-time adaptation of the recent global bestseller. Golden Globe winner Claire Foy, the star of The Crown, will play the outcast vigilante defender under the direction of Fede Alvarez, the director of 2016’s breakout thriller Don’t Breathe; the screenplay adaptation is by Steven Knight and Fede Alvarez & Jay Basu.
The first three novels -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest -- were famously adapted as Swedish films starring Noomi Rapace. The 2011 American version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, directed by David Fincher and starring Mara and Daniel Craig, earned $232.6 million worldwide.
Directed by Fede Alvarez, The Girl in the Spider's Web stars Claire Foy, Sverrir Gudnason, Lakeith Stanfield, Sylvia Hoeks, Stephen Merchant, Claes Bang, Christopher Convery, Synnøve Macody Lund and Vicky Krieps. The film opens Nov. 9.