Hopeing to distance himself from fallout from a libel conviction. journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden\’s far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle fourty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist\’s invesitgation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally – tattooed, punk hacker , Lisbeth Salander.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the first film in Columbia Pictures\’ and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures\’ three-picture adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s literary blockbuster The Millennium Trilogy. Directed by David Fincher and starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, the film is based on the first novel in the trilogy, which altogether have sold 50 million copies in 46 countries and become a worldwide phenomenon. The screenplay is by Steven Zaillian.
Opes in theaters, Wednesday December 21, 2011.