Actors Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman are being eyed for The Girl in the Spider's Web, which is a sequel of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
The forthcoming movie is scheduled to release in October next year and will be directed by Don't Breathe helmer Fede Alvarez.
The first movie originally starred Rooney Mara as tattooed hacker Lisbeth Salander and Daniel Craig as journalist Mikael Blomkvist.
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However, the sequel will reportedly feature an entirely new cast.
Portman, Johansson and Alicia Vikander are among the names being considered to take the role of the tattooed hacker in the upcoming movie.
Based on David Lagercrantz's novel of the same name, The Girl in the Spider's Web is co-written by Alvarez alongside Steven Knight and Jay Basu.
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Sony will release the film on Oct. 5, 2018, opposite Warner Bros superhero flick Aquaman starring Jason Momoa.
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