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Sony developing Dragon Tattoo follow-up The Girl in the Spider's Web

Role: Lisbeth Salander, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Technique: After a contentious casting process , relative newcomer Mara won the coveted role and almost…

Lisbeth Salander, the hacker heroine of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, is headed back to the big screen — but not for an adaptation of the second or third book in the late author Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series.

Sony Pictures is developing a follow-up to its 2011 mystery thriller that will be based on David Lagercrantz’s fourquel The Girl in the Spider’s Web, EW has confirmed. Steven Knight (Eastern Promises, Locke) in early talks to write the script.

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Brad Pitt and Robert Zemeckis team up for romantic thriller

Brad Pitt is teaming with director Robert Zemeckis for a “sweeping romantic thriller” from the pen of screenwriter Steven Knight (Eastern Promises) for Paramount, Graham King’s GK Films, and New Regency. There is no title yet and words like “sweeping” and “epic” will have to suffice for a plot description for now (though there are whispers that it’s set during World War II).

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