Rooney Mara arrives in Sweden to prepare for Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
She was relatively unknown until only a few weeks ago.
But actress Rooney Mara has already been spotted on the Stockholm of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – less than a month after it was announced she had got the coveted role.
The 25-year-old actress, who is sister to Brokeback Mountain star Kate Mara, was seen yesterday.
Rising star: Rooney Mara is in Stockholm, Sweden to film The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo alongside Daniel Craig
Rooney nabbed the role of Lisabeth Slander, a wickedly smart computer hacker from the International Best-selling book by Steig Larsson, beating out contenders including Carey Mulligan.
The young star was spotted yesterday heading into a gym in the Swedish capital city before heading to a language school where she is reportedly learning to speak with a Swedish accent.
The film’s producer David Fincher recently revealed that he wanted all actors to talk with a Swedish accent.
The filme 2012, which is due to be released next year, also stars Daniel Craig as the protagonist, crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist.
Shy girl: The star will play Lisabeth Slander, a computer hacker, from the bestselling novel