Girl In Spider’s Web Movie Based On Three Books

In an interview with Collider, director Fede Alvarez has revealed that his English language adaptation of The Girl In The Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz incorporates elements of books two, three and four in the Millenium series. Fede Alvarez said: "There was the story in the book that I connected with, but there was a lot of freedom to interpret that and tell my own story. It’s something that I wanted to do because they never made the second or third

Susanne Bier Elected As Academy Governor

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that Susanne Bier (After The Wedding) has been elected as one of the governors of its Directors Branch. The Board of Governors consists of 54 members who oversee the Academy, its strategy and the Oscars, with 17 branches each represented by three governors who may serve up to three consecutive three-year terms. Susanne Bier joins Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One) and Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don't Cry), having won the seat vacated

Bill Skarsgård Co-Stars Revealed For IT Chapter 2

The main cast has now been confirmed for Andy Muschietti's sequel to last year's adaptation of Stephen King's IT, which sees the welcome return of Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise The Clown. IT tells the story of seven adults who return to their hometown of Derry, Maine to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled upon as teenagers... An evil without a name... IT. However, the movie released last September told only the half of the story, focusing on the protagonists as children.

First Official Trailer For The Girl In The Spider’s Web

The first official trailer has been released for Fede Alvarez' (Don't Breathe) English language adaptation of the fourth book in the Millennium series, The Girl In The Spider's Web, which stars Claire Foy (The Crown) as Lisbeth Salander and Sverrir Gudnason (Borg/McEnroe) as Mikael Blomkvist. In the source novel by David Lagercrantz, which follows on from Stieg Larsson's original trilogy, Salander becomes the target of ruthless cyber gangsters, and a violent criminal conspiracy brings terror to the snowbound streets

Cannes Ends Seven Year Ban For Lars von Trier

It has been announced that Lars von Trier's serial killer thriller, The House That Jack Built, will screen out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival (8 - 19 May), thus bringing to an end a seven-year ban for the controversial director, during which he was declared Persona Non Grata by the organisers. At the press conference for Melancholia, which premiered at Cannes in 2011, von Trier said: "I thought I was a Jew for a long time and was very