Dragon Tattoo earns $1.6 million from Tuesday screenings
Sony Pictures decided to roll out its highly-anticipated adaptation The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo early last night, and it took in a solid $1.6 million.
The adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s novel, directed by David Fincher, opened in 2,914 theaters last night, getting a head start on the crowded holiday week at the box office. The Adventures of Tintin opens in theaters today, and Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol goes wide starting today, after its limited early release in IMAX theaters. We Bought a Zoo also opens on December 23, with War Horse and The Darkest Hour hitting theaters on Christmas Day.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was released December 21st, 2011 and stars Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Robin Wright, Stellan Skarsgard, Christopher Plummer, Joely Richardson. The film is directed by David Fincher.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the first film in Columbia Pictures’ three-picture adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s literary blockbuster The Millennium Trilogy. Directed by David Fincher and starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, the film is based on the first novel in the trilogy, which altogether have sold 50 million copies in 46 countries and become a worldwide phenomenon. The screenplay is by Steven Zaillian.