Extended Stieg Larsson Documentary Set For TV

Henrik Georgsson's (The Bridge) forthcoming documentary feature about Stieg Larsson, The Man Who Played With Fire (Mannen som lekte med elden), will be released theatrically this August and then air in an extended four-part format on TV4 and C More in 2019. Although best known internationally for the Millenium trilogy of books and its film adaptations, Stieg Larsson co-founded and was Managing Editor of the Expo newspaper. He also wrote extensively about the Swedish Democrats, right-wing extremism and nazism in Sweden. Larsson

Larsson’s Millenium Series To Continue In Hollywood

Lisbeth Salander is set to continue her adventures in Hollywood, but not in The Girl Who Played With Fire (the second book in Stieg Larsson's Millenium series). Instead, Sony has opted for book number four, The Girl In The Spider's Web, controversially written by David Lagercrantz. The Hollywood Reporter says that ongoing talks are at an early stage between Sony and screenwriter Steven Knight, but that the new film will have a much lower budget than its Hollywood predecessor. Therefore it

Lagercrantz Says More Millenium Books May Follow

Out today in hardback, The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye is the fifth instalment in the Millenium series and the second to be written by David Lagercrantz, which controversially extends the original trilogy by Stieg Larsson. But there is at least one more instalment yet to come. In the new book, Lisbeth Salander is sentenced to Flodberga women's prison for negligent manslaughter while saving a young boy's life, but refuses to say anything in her defence. She has

Dragon Tattoo Star Michael Nyqvist Has Died Aged 56

Michael Nyqvist, star of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, died on Tuesday after a long illness at the age of 56. A representative released a statement which read: "It is with deep sadness that I can confirm that our beloved Michael, one of Sweden’s most respected and accomplished actors, has passed away quietly surrounded by family after a year long battle with lung cancer." "Michael’s joy and passion were infectious to those who knew and loved him. His charm and charisma

Lisbeth Salander To Be Recast For The Spider’s Web

At the launch of the latest book in the Millennium series at the London Book Fair, Milleniun V by David Lagercrantz, Sony announced that principal photography for The Girl in the Spider’s Web is set for September, with a theatrical release slated for October 5th 2018. Although two Hollywood sequels were originally planned for the 2011 adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, based on Stieg Larsson’s Millenium trilogy, they have been dropped in favour of a lower budget David