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'Dragon Tattoo's' Noomi Rapace Set to Star in 'Sherlock 2'

'Dragon Tattoo's' Noomi Rapace Set to Star in 'Sherlock 2'

The original actress to embody The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Noomi Rapace, has been tapped to play the female lead opposite Robert Downey Jr. in the Warner Bros.’ Sherlock Holmes 2, according to Variety. Back on board for Sherlock 2 is Guy Richie, at the helm, and Jude Law as Dr. Watson and Rachel McAdams. Meanwhile, Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is rumored to be playing Sherlock’s nemesis Dr. Moriarty.

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The original actress to embody The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Noomi Rapace, has been tapped to play the female lead opposite Robert Downey Jr. in the Warner Bros.’ Sherlock Holmes 2, according to Variety.

Rapace made an indelible impression on audiences as Dragon Tattoo’s Lisbeth Salander, the anti-heroine / supreme hacker and the brainchild of Stieg Larsson, in the Millenium Trilogy, which includes The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.

Sherlock will mark Swedish actress Rapace’s first English-speaking role.

Back on board for Sherlock 2 is Guy Richie, at the helm, and Jude Law as Dr. Watson and Rachel McAdams. Meanwhile, Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is rumored to be playing Sherlock’s nemesis Dr. Moriarty.

The next installment has a release date of Dec. 16, 2011.

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Tracy E. Gilchrist

Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.

Tracy E. Gilchrist is the VP, Executive Producer of Entertainment for the Advocate Channel. A media veteran, she writes about the intersections of LGBTQ+ equality and pop culture. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and the first feminism editor for the 55-year-old brand. In 2017, she launched the company's first podcast, The Advocates. She is an experienced broadcast interviewer, panel moderator, and public speaker who has delivered her talk, "Pandora's Box to Pose: Game-changing Visibility in Film and TV," at universities throughout the country.