griltatoo23.jpgAccording to Variety, Music Box Films has purchased U.S. rights to the Swedish adaptation of the late Stieg Larsson‘s bestseller, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.”

The film has already collected nearly $100 million around the world, and was produced for a lean $13 million. The company plans to bring the film to U.S. theaters “early next year.”

Here’s more about the production, from the article: “Niels Arden Oplev helmed the pic, which stars Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace … The next pic in the trilogy, ‘The Girl Who Played With Fire,’ has already taken $16 million from four foreign markets.”