We recently reported that Noomi Rapace would not reprise her original role in David Fincher's upcoming remake and now it seems they might have found their male lead in the film. Deadline New York is reporting that Daniel Craig is in talks to star in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo remake.

The site is reporting that "they're just talking" and that a deal hasn't been struck as of yet. Brad Pitt was also speculated to be up for the role but no offers have been made to anyone yet.

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David Fincher would be directing the film from a script by Steven Zaillian. The film is an English-language version of Niels Arden Oplev's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, which was based off the novel by Stieg Larsson.