Stellan Skarsgård is in talks to join The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Oh, does his last name look familiar? That would be because he is father to one Alexander Skarsgård.
Daddy's reportedly in negations to play Martin Vanger, who's a pretty important character—which you know you if you've read the book (or seen the European movie), and everybody has, right?
Stellan tells Variety: "I have had a concrete offer and now we are in negotiations" to play Martin Vanger, one of the principal suspects in the 40-year-old disappearance of a teenage girl.
You know what this means, right?
That Alexander totally needs to play young Martin Vanger in the flashbacks of the remake. The two are blood after all, how much more real can ya get? This must happen.
It's time for mini Skarsgård to put his acting chops to the test. No offense to former and future Alexander costars Kate Bosworth and Rihanna, but we think the babe can do a little better. Anyone who watches True Blood knows that.
Filming is currently set for late September in Sweden, so if scheduling works out we think this is something A.S. should consider. It would be more like a cameo, really.
If we let you bring Kate Bosworth along will you think about it? We won't make any snide fauxmance comments the whole time if you do. Cross our bitchy hearts.
Still no final word yet who will play the female heroine Lisbeth Salander. Oh, except that it's not Kristen Stewart.
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