Claire Foy is confirmed to be playing Lisbeth Salander in Sony Pictures’ upcoming adaptation of The Girl in the Spider’s Web. The studio had hired David Fincher to adapt the first installment in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium novel series, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, starring Daniel Craig as Mikael Blomkvist and Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander. The film released in 2011 and was generally well received. In addition to grossing more than $232 million at the worldwide box office, Mara garnered her first Oscar nomination for her role as Salander.

Fincher had initially stated his intention to film the last ...

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