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  1. Alex

    Alex King Of The Wasteland

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    The Girl Who Played With Fire & The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest??

    It's been three years since the American version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo came out and I really want to know why they haven't done a sequel. It was directed brilliantly by David Fincher and the cast of Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig did a great job.

    I've only watched the Swedish versions of the films (still need to read the books) and I thought while they weren't as concise as the first one they were still great stories.

    So would you be up for Americanised versions of the sequels???
     
  2. Y 2 Jake

    Y 2 Jake Slightly Autistic

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    Didn't TGWTDT cost about 200 million dollars to make? Why on Earth would a thriller cost that mach? That's likely the reason there won't be the sequels. Fincher also wouldn't likely come back and I think I heard Mara say she didn't expect there to be another.

    But sure, I'd see the other two. In fact, I'll make them myself. I need 100 million to make the two of them. Somebody call me.
     
  3. Uncle Sam

    Uncle Sam Rear Naked Bloke

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    It's unfortunate that David Fincher only directs adaptations of mediocre, flavour of the month books now. Alright, well, Zodiac was great and sort of based on a book, but the point stands.

    Like most people, I didn't see the Swedish sequels. I imagine they were as flabby and slow as the first. Sleeker, faster American versions - I guess I'd be up for that. I reckon I could do both for a cool eighty million though, so long as we can recast Daniel Craig's part.
     
  4. Mitch Henessey

    Mitch Henessey Deploy the cow-catcher......
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    $90 million.

    TGWTDT 2011 pulled in $232,617,430 worldwide, but with all they hype and high expectations for it, that's a moderate box office success (on top of that, TGWTDT opend at #3) for Sony. Although, a case of bad timing for the release date really hurt TGWTDT. They released it in late December. That's the time of year, where everyone is looking for cheerful, feel good holiday films, comedies, or Oscar worthy dramas, not a dark revenge thriller.

    I'm interested in another set of sequels, but with the way things are going, I can't picture it happening. Going by a lot of her interviews, you get the feeling Rooney Mara wouldn't have a problem doing another film, but at the same time, she's not that excited about it.

    As far as Daniel Craig goes, after the success of Skyfall, the reports are Craig has more leverage in negotiations to demand a higher salary. In the grand scheme of things, that's ridiculous, because the 007 brand name and the character James Bond are the true draws, not Craig. Also, there's nothing irreplaceable about his performance in the 2011 film.
     
  5. cristyloe

    cristyloe Dark Match Jobber

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    honestly, no I wouldn't be. I 'm not a huge fan of sequels
     

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