Director Promises ‘Sordid’ Dragon Tattoo Sequel

IGN was among the press outlets that attended an interview on Wednesday with director Fede Alvarez for the Blu-ray release of Don’t Breathe, during which time the press also asked about the news that Alvarez was attached to helm The Girl in the Spider’s Web, Sony’s sequel to The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

David Fincher directed the 2011 American adaptation of Dragon Tattoo, but the film’s lukewarm reception has long stalled Sony’s plans to adapt the second and third books for the screen. The Girl in The Spider’s Web is based on the novel by David Lagercrantz (who took over the series after original author Stieg Larsson died). The story follows hacker Lizbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist as they uncover a web of government spies.

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