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Daniel Craig to Star in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Adaptation

griltatoo23.jpgDeadline NY reports that actor Daniel Craig will star in the David Fincher-directed English language adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

The James Bond actor is will play the hard-nosed journalist, Mikael Blomkvist. The film is set for December 2011 release. A Swedish adaptation of the bestselling novel has already hit box office gold. Last week we linked to a list of the female leads being considered for the adaptation.

Here’s more from the post: “Craig has closed his deal to play journalist Mikael Blomkvist in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, a deal which factors in options for two sequels based on The Girl Who Played With Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets’ Nest. The novels comprise the bestselling trilogy by late Stieg Larsson.” (Via Mike Cane)

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.