Columbia Pictures currently casting actors for ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’

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Auditions are now underway for the much anticipated Columbia Pictures feature film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Oscar nominated director David Fincher has signed on to helm the movie. Fincher has directed such films as Panic Room, Zodiac, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and the recently completed The Social Network.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is an award-winning crime novel by the late Swedish author and journalist Stieg Larsson, the first in his “Millennium Trilogy.” At his death in November 2004 he left three unpublished novels that made up the trilogy.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo became a posthumous best-seller and publishing phenomenon in several European countries.

The Swedish film production company Yellow Bird produced a film version of the Millennium Trilogy – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Men Who Hate Women (the film title of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), opened in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland in February-March 2009. So far, it has been seen by more than 2.5 million people in those countries. In Norway and Denmark it is the most viewed Swedish film ever.

Daniel Craig, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, and Brad Pitt are all interested in playing the central role of Mikael Blomkvist. Twilight’s Kristen Stewart and Juno’s Ellen Page have expressed interest to play Lisbeth Salander, as well as Carey Mulligan.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is widely considered the hot project in the entertainment industry right now, especially since there will be two more installments of the Millennium Trilogy by the late Stieg Larsson right behind this film.

Shooting will take place from September, 2010 through March, 2011 in Los Angeles, and exterior filming will take place in Norway in October, 2010. Casting for the film’s lead and supporting roles are taking place in Los Angeles, with smaller featured roles and extras being cast in both Los Angeles and Stockholm.

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Principal Actor Casting (Los Angeles):

Laray Mayfield
Dragon Tattoo Casting
5620 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Principal Actor Casting (Stockholm):

Jeanette Klintberg
Swedish Film Institute
Box 27126
10252 Stockholm Sweden
Gdt.resume@gmail.com

Extras Casting (Los Angeles):

Sande Alessi
13731 Ventura Blvd.
2nd Floor
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Registration Info Line: (818) 623-7040

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Columbia Pictures
10202 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

Scott Rudin Productions
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Old Animation Bldg.
RM 2H
Burbank, CA 91521

Yellowbird Box
270 34, 102 51
Stockholm, Sweden

NO. 13
5620 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90405

Producers: Scott Rudin, Ole Sondberg, Søren Stærmose, Mikael Wallen, Anni Fernandez

Director:

David Fincher

Starring:

Daniel Craig

Story:

Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pieced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. Together they tap into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and astonishing corruption.

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