With the December release for David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo edging closer Sony has released a new trailer, and it clocks in at almost 4 minutes. The extended trailer contains lots of new footage, and explains the story and characters in detail.
Rooney Mara stars alongside Daniel Craig, Robin Wright and Stellan Skarsgard in the remake which revolves around a young woman named Lisbeth Salander, a brilliant computer hacker who has a photographic memory, and a journalist named Mikael Blomkvist (Craig) who recruits her to find a woman who has been missing for 40 years.
I haven’t seen the original Swedish film with Noomi Rapace so I can’t comment on how this version looks in comparison, but from an outsiders perspective it looks like another solid effort from Fincher. Box office-wise Sony may regret ploughing $100m in to making it (the original cost $13m), but that’s something they’ll have to deal with in December. Christmas is usually a time when adults flock to see movies so it may be a hit, and could get a bump if there’s awards buzz.