Girl in the Spider’s Web: Vicky Krieps, Stephen Merchant to join Claire Foy
Actors Vicky Krieps and Stephen Merchant have been added to cast of the film The Girl in the Spider’s Web.
Merchant last featured in Hugh Jackman-starrer Logan while Krieps had a breakout role in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread.
The film stars Claire Foy as Lisbeth Salander, Sverrir Gudnason as Mikael Blomkvist, Claes Bang as the villain and Sylvia Hoeks as Salander’s twin sister, reported Variety.
The film will be directed by Fede Alvarez. Steven Knight wrote the screenplay with the team of Alvarez and Jay Basu.
Amy Pascal and Elizabeth Cantillon are producing the film with Scott Rudin and Yellow Bird.
Production is set to begin this month in Berlin and Stockholm, with a release date of October 19, 2018.