Rooney Mara will star in the upcoming adaptation of “The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo”, announced Sony Pictures on Monday.
Rooney will play the character Lisbeth Salander, a fearless genius tormented by a terrible childhood, in the movie. James Bond star Daniel Craig, joins Rooney in the crime thriller who plays the role of a journalist Mikael Blomkvist.
A number of actresses were shortlisted for the role including Ellen Page, Mara, Carey Mulligan, Emily Browning and Mia Wasikowska.
Reports earlier stated that Emma Watson was also in the list. However, Watson’s representative cleared the air.