Live With Kelly: Daniel Craig “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”

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Kelly Ripa: Daniel Craig Interview

Kelly Ripa and Michael Buble welcomed Movie Star Daniel Craig to the show. He stars in the upcoming film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Movie

Daniel Craig stars as Mikael Blomkvist in the American film adapatation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Kelly Ripa and Michael Buble both saw the film and praised his work in the dark, captivating thriller.

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Daniel Craig said that he read Steig Larsson’s book series before taking on the role.

Daniel Craig The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Movie

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But he has not seen the Swedish trilogy of films that the books inspired. He praised the story for taking on strong themes of sexual politics and violence against women.

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Daniel Craig said that he ate a lot of junk food to gain weight for this role.

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, directed by David Fincher, opens nationwide December 20, 2011.

Daniel Craig: Layer Cake

Michael Buble said he first got to know Daniel Craig in the film Layer Cake, which Michael Buble watched multiple times on his tour bus. Daniel Craig said that his role in Layer Cake was one of a handful of performances in the early 2000s that got him noticed, which eventually led to his casting as James Bond in the current era of the 007 movie franchise.

Skyfall: James Bond Movie with Daniel Craig

After six weeks of production, Daniel Craig is currently on a break from shooting his latest James Bond Movie, Skyfall, which is slated to debut in 2012. His co-stars in this new film include Ralph Fiennes and Javier Bardem.

He said that after putting on weight for his role in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, he spent 10 weeks doing workouts five days a week to get back into James Bond shape. Daniel Craig will have a holiday break after he finishes promoting The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

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