Fans have waited a long time to hear when and if a sequel to 2011's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is going to actually happen. Today, Sony Pictures has provided an answer. Though it's probably not what American fans of the Stieg Larsson novel series have been waiting to hear. The studio is going to completely reboot the Lisbeth Salander franchise. And they plan on skipping the second two novels in the series. Not only that, no one involved with the original American adaptation is returning. Steven Knight , whose Burnt bombed at the box office this past October, is in talks to pen the sequel script for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo . Rooney Mara will not return to reprise her role as Lisbeth Salander, with Ex Machina and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. star Alicia Vikander possibly being eyed for the role. The character earned Rooney Mara her first best actress Oscar nomination in 2012. Daniel Craig , who played journalist Mikael Blomkvist , isn't returning … [Read more...] about Dragon Tattoo Reboot Happening Without Craig, Mara or Fincher
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ITV appears to be walking away from a potential deal to acquire the Weinstein Company ’s TV division, though neither side will confirm. The two companies were believed to be in talks over a staggered deal worth anywhere from $300 million to a top rate of more than $950 million if all benchmarks were achieved. It now appears, however, that concerns over how the deal would move forward in practice, given TWC’s ongoing film commitments, has led to ITV look elsewhere. ITV reps, who never confirmed that negotiations were taking place in the first instance, told Deadline they do not comment on speculation. The development would come as a blow to the Bob and Harvey Weinstein and their shareholders, who had hoped the deal would pay back some of their initial investment dating back to the launch of the company in 2005 with a mix of $500 million in equity and $500 million in debt. TWC increasingly has ramped up its TV activity, across both reality ( Mob Wives ) and scripted fare ( … [Read more...] about ITV Walking Away From Weinstein Co. TV Deal; What Now For Bob And Harvey?
UPDATE: The collapse of star soccer player Christian Eriksen on the field Saturday was worse than first believed. Denmark ’s team doctor said Sunday that the player’s heart stopped and that “he was gone” before being resuscitated with a defibrillator at the European Championship. “He was gone. And we did cardiac resuscitation. And it was cardiac arrest,” said team doctor Morten Boesen. “How close were we? I don’t know. We got him back after one defib. That’s quite fast.” Eriksen is in stable condition at a Copenhagen hospital and spoke to teammates via video link on Sunday, team officials said. Boesen also said the 29-year-old Eriksen may not have survived had the game not been played at a major soccer tournament with top-class medical equipment at hand. EARLIER: A massive global television audience watched in horror today as Christian Eriksen, Denmark’s best player, collapsed on the field just before halftime of his game against Finland . Eriksen collapsed as he … [Read more...] about Denmark Soccer Star Christian Eriksen “Was Gone” After Collapsing On Field, Team Doctor Says