Rooney Mara’s ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Colors ‘Tanner Hall’ Deal At Anchor Bay

By | Friday January 21, 2011 @ 3:05pm PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Anchor Bay has closed a deal to distribute Tanner Hall, a coming-of-age film that premiered at Toronto last fall. The film got a dose of deal momentum after its unknown star, Rooney Mara, landed the coveted role of Lisbeth … Read More »

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The Oscar Road Traveled By Toronto Films

Mike Fleming

The business story of the Toronto International Film Festival was a cautious resurgence of the specialty film market. But in my opinion the more compelling and even uplifting story surrounds those Toronto films now emerging as Best Picture Oscar candidates. The reason is that so many of them easily could have fallen apart … Read More »

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No Truth To ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Delay Rumors

By | Wednesday September 22, 2010 @ 11:01am PDT
Mike Fleming

The Internet is becoming more and more like a game of telephone, where rumors spread and become deemed factual because too many reporters don’t pick up the phone to check them. A swarm of claimss have surfaced that Rooney Mara … Read More »

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Rooney Mara Gets Coveted Lisbeth Role In ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’

Mike Fleming

UPDATE: Sony Pictures Entertainment has issued a press release on Mara. I’ve included it after Deadline’s story break.

EXCLUSIVE: Ending one of the most drawn out and closely watched casting searches for an actress in years, Sony Pictures … Read More »

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Actresses Still Testing On ‘Dragon Tattoo’ — Now In Costume With Daniel Craig

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Is it an exaggeration to say not since Gone with the Wind has the actress casting search for a studio film captured such attention? The decision on who’ll play Lisbeth Salander in Sony Pictures Entertainment’s The Girl With The Dragon Read More »

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Sony Pictures Skeds ‘Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ – But Two Leads Not Set Yet

Mike Fleming

the-girl-with-the-dragon-tattooEXCLUSIVE… UPDATE: The plot is thickening on the David Fincher-directed adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, the internationally hot Stieg Larsson mystery novel. Of course, with the Swedish film version having made $100+M worldwide so far … Read More »

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