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Screenwriter hired for Girl Who Played with Fire

Screenwriter hired for Girl Who Played with Fire

Jul 18 2013, 10:40am CDT | by

Andrew Kevin Walker has been hired to write 'The Girl Who Played with Fire'. Sony Pictures is moving forward with an English-language sequel to its blockbuster 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'...

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Screenwriter hired for Girl Who Played with Fire

Jul 18 2013, 10:40am CDT | by

Andrew Kevin Walker has been hired to write 'The Girl Who Played with Fire'.

Sony Pictures is moving forward with an English-language sequel to its blockbuster 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' adaptation by hiring the 'Se7en' screenwriter to write a new script, however, it's not known whether director David Fincher will return for the follow-up.

The sequel seemingly came to a standstill following the release of the original film - which starred Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig - in December 2011 due to the director's busy schedule, but producers are now contemplating going ahead with a second film with or without him, according to Indiewire.com.

While Sony is eager to re-team with Fincher, the director is busy preparing for his next movie, 'Gone Girl', which is also a book adaptation based on Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel.

Walker - who worked with Fincher on 'Se7en' - is expected to work on a new script, despite 'Dragon Tattoo' screenwriter Steve Zaillian penning a script of his own for Sony, following his work on the first film.

The scribe is expected to take the film in a different direction and may not be as faithful to Stieg Larrson's 'Girl Who Played with Fire' book as Zaillian was to the first novel in the hit Swedish book trilogy.

Both Mara and Craig - who respectively played private investigator Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist - signed on for two sequels when they made the first film.

It's thought there may be a small window of opportunity for the two stars to come together for the sequel in early 2014 before Craig films the next James Bond film.

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Mark Strong Denies Bond 24 Villain Rumors

Nov 3 2014 3:51pm CST | Source: ign

Responding to a recent rumor, actor Mark Strong has officially denied that he will be the villain in the upcoming James Bond 24. The rumor initially began circulating when Strong was spotted in a photo with Bond actor Daniel Craig. Strong's various villain roles in past films lent some validity to the idea, but he has spoken up about it, settling all rumors with a straightforward answer. "Daniel is a very good friend ...
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5 weeks ago

BOND 24 News: Lea Seydoux Set to Play Femme Fatale; Dave Bautista Rumored for “Villain in the Mold of Jaws and Oddjob”

Oct 13 2014 10:11am CDT | Source: Collider

With James Bond 24's December start date fast approaching, some casting news is finally beginning to surface.  First up, Daily Mail reports that Lea Seydoux (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol) has signed on to play the "femme fatale" and "will meet fellow cast members, led by Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw and Naomie Harris, for a script rehearsal in late November,".  We reported a couple months ago that Seydoux was being ey ...
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5 weeks ago

Dave Bautista Cast As Villain In ‘Bond 24′

Oct 13 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Slash Film

Wrestler Dave Bautista is going from Marvel to martinis. The Guardians of the Galaxy star has reportedly be cast as a major henchman named Hinx in Sam Mendes’ Bond 24. The film starts filming in December aimed at a November 6, 2015 release. Latino Review broke the news of the Bond 24 villain casting. Bautista fits the description producers gave a few weeks back about what they were looking for in the Bond 24 villain: We are looking to follow in the tradition of JAWS and ODDJOB in finding an ic ...
Source: Slash Film   Full article at: Slash Film
 

 
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5 weeks ago

James Bond 24: Dave Bautista is a Bond Villain!

Oct 13 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Dave Bautista is loving life right now as the Guardians of the Galaxy star has gone from superhero to super-villain in the span of several months. We have news that Bautista has signed on to be the next (great) Bond villain in Bond 24, set to face off against Daniel Craig’s 007 when the film lands November 6, 2015. When we spoke to the actor for our Dave Bautista exclusive interview for Guardians of the Galax ...
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5 weeks ago

Dave Bautista Is The "Bond 24" Henchman?

Oct 13 2014 5:55am CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

The other week came a report that the filmmakers behind the upcoming next entry in the James Bond franchise were seeking an actor to play a henchman named Hinx. Specifically the plan was to deliver an iconic Bond villain henchman along the lines of Jaw, Oddjob and Red Grant. The character would have several fights with Daniel Craig's James Bond and so they were looking for someone tall, physically imposing, with stunt training expertise and potentially a sports background Now, La ...
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5 weeks ago

Is Dave Bautista On For Bond 24?

Oct 13 2014 4:49am CDT | Source: Empire Online

He's rumoured for henchman HinxAs with the Lea Seydoux reports from Friday, today's Bond 24 news remains unconfirmed by any official word from EON. But reports are coming in that Dave Bautista has also scored a role in the as-yet untitled Bond 24. If Latino Review's secret sources are accurate, we can expect to see the former wrestler as a henchman called Hinx.As per the casting call, Sam Mendes and his team were looking for someone "id ...
Source: Empire Online   Full article at: Empire Online
 

 
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5 weeks ago

Dave Bautista For Bond 24?

Oct 13 2014 3:32am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Rumoured for henchman HinxAs with the Lea Seydoux "reveal" from Friday, this remains unconfirmed until official word from EON. But reports are coming in that Dave Bautista has also scored a role in the as-yet untitled Bond 24. If Latino Review's secret sources are accurate, we can expect to see the former wrestler as a henchman called Hinx.As per the casting call, Sam Mendes and his team were looking for someone ...
Source: Empire Online   Full article at: Empire Online
 

 
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5 weeks ago

Dave Bautista cast in Bond 24?

Oct 13 2014 12:56am CDT | Source: Total Film

Dave Bautista was one of the surprise packages of Guardians Of The Galaxy, and it looks like the former wrestler is set to be rewarded for his scene-stealing antics with a role in the new Bond film. Not so long ago, it was reported that the production was looking for “an imposing, extremely physically fit actor… someone very unusual, possibly from a sports background”, to play one of the antagonist’s henchmen. ...
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5 weeks ago

Rumor: Guardians' Dave Bautista Cast as Henchman Hinx in Bond 24

Oct 13 2014 12:28am CDT | Source: ign

A new rumor claims that Guardians of the Galaxy's Dave Bautista - aka Drax the Destroyer - will star as baddie Hinx in the next Bond flick. Latino Review's report says Bautista has nabbed the role, which we detailed in August as a giant powerhouse of a henchman "in the vein of Oddjob and Jaws." The role is reported to require someone "extremely physically fit and over 6' 2 ...
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6 weeks ago

Dynamite Announces New James Bond Comics

Oct 8 2014 9:37am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Bond will return... in inkThose looking for a James Bond fix before next autumn's Skyfall follow-up may just have found their answer. Dynamite Entertainment, prolific publishers of film and TV tie-in comics, have just announced that they've snagged the Bond licence, both for adaptations of existing stories and for new adventures."Bond is one of the greatest cultural icons in the world” says Dynamite's Nick Barrucci in a statement from the New York Comic ...
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