Tag Archives: Millennium Trilogy

The Men Who Hate Women

Our headline here reflects, of course, the original title of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy. The theme deservedly generated a lot more attention to the plague of violence against women, not just in Sweden but internationally (see Chapter 7 of The Tattooed Girl, for example). Now, three Swedish academics … Continue reading

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Tattoos Hornets Fire: The Millennium Sweden – A new travel/coffee table book

A new book highlights photographs of the real life Stockholm, based on the vision of that city suggested in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy. Tattoos Hornets Fire: The Millennium Sweden is an unusual photobook, utilizing  photographs by Christopher Makos and Paul Solberg. … Continue reading

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What should be done with the “fourth” novel?

Several hundred draft pages from the late Stieg Larsson’s “fourth” novel about Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are known to exist in some form. Claims and issues about the rights to this material, the appropriateness of publishing it, and who … Continue reading

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Norstedts Commits Larsson-y: If Stieg Larsson Had Written “Chasing Salander” You May Never Have Wanted to Read His Books

If you were Norstedts, the Swedish publisher, and there was no fourth Stieg Larsson book to publish but wanted to keep the Larsson brand thriving, you might tell your marketing department to get together with your interactive media group at … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s ultimate insider, Nikki Finke, on the future of the David Fincher/Sony/Rooney Mara/Daniel Craig remakes of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy:

Writing in Deadline Hollywood, Nikki Finke tells all on the subject of Sony Going Ahead With ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Sequels Despite Underperforming Box Office EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures is not known for risky moves. So all through the holidays rival studio execs were predicting … Continue reading

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Are the Movie’s Underwhelming Box Office Numbers Due to a Wrong-Headed Marketing Campaign?

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is widely seen as a box office disappointment. Instead of quickly achieving its anticipated blockbuster status, it generated ‘only’ $19.4 million in revenue over the 4-day holiday opening weekend. Even Alvin and the Chipmunks did better. Over … Continue reading

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Follow the Money Trail, Part 1: The selling of the movie rights to the Millennium trilogy

“The worst movie deal in Swedish history.” So Kurdo Baski, a friend and supporter of Larsson in the 1990s, told the Swedish afternoon tabloid Expressen recently about the original deal to turn the Millennium trilogy into a film and TV show. It’s a controversial … Continue reading

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