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Wednesday July 28, 2010 2:01 pm

Daniel Craig Joins Dragon Tattoo Remake

Daniel CraigDaniel Craig is now officially attached to the remake of .

The Casino Royale star will play journalist Mikael Blomkvist in the adaptation of the Stieg Larsson novel. He’ll begin work on the film in Sweden after wrapping up Jon Favreau’s Cowboys and Aliens.

Director David Fincher and producer Scott Rudin have not yet announced which actress will play opposite Craig as Lisbeth Salander. Possible names have included Ellen Page, Mia Wasikowska and Rooney Mara.

The U.S. version of Tattoo is expected to hit theaters in December 2011, with possible sequels - and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest - to follow.

Craig has plenty of time on his hands since production on the 23rd James Bond film has been suspended indefinitely due to financing problems at MGM.

Read More | Deadline

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