The film sees Fight Club director David Fincher looking for an edgy rising star to fill the shoes of tattoo-covered computer hacker Lisbeth Salander. Currently a Swedish cinematic hit, the film is being re-made for english-speaking audiences and it seems the Twilight and An Education stars fit the bill for this production.
A studio exec said, "It's an edgy, sexy, demanding role which would have been perfect for Angelina Jolie - if she was only ten years younger." Mulligan and Stewart's position on the Hollywood hot list - and label as the new Angelina - speaks volumes about their career prospects. "The very best twentysomething actresses around today are in the frame", added the studio insider, "and that's a very short list".
So the question is, who do you think suits the role best?More