Like us on Facebook. “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” is based on the fourth novel in Stieg Larsson’s series. But the original movie’s stars, Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig, will not be reprising their roles as hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist.Instead, director Fede Alvarez is launching a global search to find an actress to play Lisbeth. Sony considered adapting the next two titles — “The Girl Who Played With Fire” and “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest” — but neither project worked out. 5, 2018. Posted March 13, 2017 by Kelly Woo”The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” is coming back — but she’ll look very different.Sony has set a date for the sequel to the 2011 thriller: “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” will open Oct. Want more stuff like this? Big names like Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, and Alicia Vikander are reportedly in the mix, too.