Stieg Larsson's successful novels in the Millenium-series is now being filmed.
Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Norén (aka Noomi Rapace) will play the main characters as Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander.
The production of the three movies began in the spring of 2008. Niels Arden Oplev, a Danish director, will direct the first movie “Men Who Hate Women”, which will première in all the Nordic countries during 2009.
Rasmus Heisterberg and Nikolaj Arcel are writing the script for the first and second movie. Formerly, they have worked together on the movies “King's Game” and “The Island of Lost Souls” both directed by Nikolaj Arcel. The script to the third film will be written by Ulf Rybjerg.
The movies are produced by the company Yellow Bird and have a budget of approx. 80 million DKK. Yellow Bird has also produced the “Wallander” movies as well as the TV-drama “Lasermannen”.
|Director:||Niels Arden Oplev|
|Release Date:|| Sweden 30 January 2009
Denmark 6 March 2009
Norway 13 March 2009
Finland 27 March 2009