The Past Never Forgets

A new Dragon Tattoo story comes to the screen starring Claire Foy ("The Crown") as Lisbeth Salander, the fierce, outcast vigilante defender from the acclaimed Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson, in The Girl in the Spider's Web. A first-time adaptation of the recent global bestseller, the film is directed by Fede Alvarez, the director of 2016's breakout thriller Don't Breathe; the screenplay adaptation is by Jay Basu & Fede Alvarez and Steven Knight.

  • 1 hr 55 minRHDSD
  • Nov 9, 2018
  • Drama

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  • Claire FoyLisbeth Salander

    Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress. She studied acting at the Liverpool John Moores University and the Oxford School of Drama and made her screen debut in the pilot of the supernatural comedy series Being Human, in 2008. Following her professional stage debut at the Royal National Theatre, she played the title role in the BBC One miniseries Little Dorrit (2008), and made her film debut in the American historical fantasy drama Season of the Witch (2011). Following leading roles in the television series The Promise (2011) and Crossbones (2014), Foy received praise for portraying the ill-fated queen Anne Boleyn in the miniseries Wolf Hall (2015). Foy gained international recognition for portraying the young Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of the Netflix series The Crown (2016-2017), for which she won a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, among other awards. In 2018, she starred in Steven Soderbergh's psychological thriller Unsane and portrayed Janet Shearon, wife of astronaut Neil Armstrong, in Damien Chazelle's biopic First Man. For the latter, she was nominated for the BAFTA and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. Foy was born in Stockport. She has said that her mother, Caroline, comes from "a massive Irish family". Her maternal grandparents were from Dublin and Kildare, respectively. She grew up in Manchester and Leeds, the youngest of three children. Her family later moved to Longwick, Buckinghamshire, for her father's job as a salesman for Rank Xerox. Her parents divorced when she was eight. Foy attended Aylesbury High School, a girls' grammar school, from the age of twelve; she then attended Liverpool John Moores University, studying drama and screen studies. She also trained in a one-year course at the Oxford School of Drama. She graduated in 2007 and moved to Peckham to share a house "with five friends from drama school".
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  • Sverrir GudnasonMikael Blomkvist

    Sverrir Gudnason was born on September 12, 1978 in Lund, Skåne län, Sweden as Sverrir Páll Guðnason. He is an actor, known for Borg vs. McEnroe (2017), Blowfly Park (2014) and Gentlemen (2014).
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  • Lakeith StanfieldEd Needham

    LaKeith Lee Stanfield is an actor and rapper from Victorville, California. At the age of fifteen, LaKeith began attending the John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center in Orange County. A few years later, he auditioned for Destin Cretton's then college thesis film Short Term 12 (2008). Later, the newer version of Short Term 12 (2013) marked LaKeith's debut as a professional actor. Subsequently, he landed a role in the Martin Luther King biopic, Selma (2014), and has since starred in Get Out (2017), Knives Out (2019), The Photograph (2020), and the series Atlanta on FX.
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  • Cameron BrittonPlague

    Cameron Britton is an actor, known for Mindhunter (2017), The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) and Stitchers (2015).
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  • Vicky KriepsErika Berger

  • Synnove Macody LundActor

  • Sylvia HoeksCamilla Salander

    Sylvia Hoeks was born in Maarheeze, a southern town of the Netherlands. At age 14, she was scouted by Elite Models and traveled to many European countries to model. After doing this, she finished high school and attended the Maastricht Theatre Academy. After graduation, she made her national breakthrough with the Jos Stelling film, Duska (2007), for which she won a Golden Calf (the Dutch equivalent of the Oscars) at the annual Dutch Film Festival. Sylvia quickly became in-demand for both stage and screen directors and stars in prestigious Dutch TV series, like Overspel (2011) (VARA), Bloedverwanten (2010) (AVRO) and several theatre plays. Within two years after graduating, Sylvia had the opportunity to play her first leading role as "Julia" in the feature film, The Storm (2009) (Ben Sombogaart, 2009), which became a major box office hit. The film was a national success and reached the Stony Brook Film Festival (NY, USA) and Festroia International Film Festival (Setubal, Portugal), where she received the award for "best actress". In 2010, Sylvia starred as "Tirza" in the feature film, Tirza (2010), by director Rudolf van den Berg, which won the "Best Film" award at Festroia International Film Festival in Portugal. In 2011, Sylvia was presented at the Berlinale as Shooting Star, the unique Pan European initiative which puts a spotlight on Europe's best actors. In 2011, Sylvia played the main character, "Johanna", in the feature film, The Gang of Oss (2011). Five years after her national breakthrough, she started working together again with director Jos Stelling on his new feature film, The Girl and Death (2012), in a Russian-German co production (release 2012). In 2013, Sylvia plays her first international role in The Best Offer (2013) (The Best Offer), directed by Giuseppe Tornatore and starring next to Geoffrey Rush. The film was a box office hit in several European countries as Italy and Spain and is nominated for Best Film at the 2013 European Film Awards. Released in the Netherlands and the US in 2014. In 2015, she starred in several Film and TV productions in The Netherlands, Germany and Denmark and accepts the female lead in Luc Besson's new action thriller, American Renegades (2017) (The Lake), which will have its international release in 2017. In 2016, Sylvia will star in the new Blade Runner 2049 (2017), directed by Denis Villeneuve.
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  • Claes BangJan Holtser

    Claes Kasper Bang is a Danish actor and musician. He is best known for playing the leading role of Christian in Ruben Östlund's 2017 film The Square. For that role he won the European Film Award for Best Actor, being the first Dane to do so. He played the role of Sasha Mann in the final series of The Affair. He graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in 1996 and has worked mainly on stage and in television in Denmark. Since 2002 he has performed a monologue based on Jan Guillou's novel Evil more than 300 times, including an English-language version at St. James Theatre in London in 2015. He played the leading role of the art museum curator Christian in Ruben Östlund's 2017 film The Square, which won the Palme d'Or at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. He also won the European Film Award for Best Actor, being the first Dane to do so. As a side project, he makes music under the moniker This Is Not America. In November 2018, Bang was cast to play Count Dracula in the BBC mini-series Dracula. He married the stylist Lis Louis-Jensen in 2010. He is stepfather to her two children, and step-grandfather to her grandson. They reside in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen.
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  • Stephen MerchantFrans Balder

    Stephen Merchant was born on November 24, 1974 in Bristol, England. He is a producer and writer, known for Extras (2005), Fighting with My Family (2019) and The Office (2005).
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  • Fede AlvarezDirector