Did Emma Watson Cut Her Hair to Play 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'?

08/10/2010 at 02:05 PM ET


Emma Watson may have credited her dramatic new pixie cut to the end of the Harry Potter series, but now it seems that her freshly shaven do might in fact be for a new movie role. According to British paper The Sun, Watson is up for the coveted role of Lisbeth Salander in the much-anticipated movie The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, based on the best-selling novel by Stieg Larsson. And while Emma’s Harry Potter character, Hermione Granger, was a girly wizard with wavy chestnut locks, Lisbeth Salander is a troubled computer hacker with spiky hair and tattoos. Watson’s role in the new flick has yet to be confirmed, but she certainly has some stiff competition: Kristen Stewart, Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Scarlett Johansson and Zoe Saldana have all also expressed interest in the part—as well as a potential unknown. Whether Watson lands the gig or not, we think she can certainly pull off this chic gamine style. We can’t help but wonder who will be the next to shave it all off for this role! Tell us: Do you think Emma Watson’s should be The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo? Vote below!

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katie on

Natalie Portman is PERFECT for this role. It has to be her.

katie on

can”t belive emma watson cut off all of her hair!!!!

bk on

doesn’t anyone think Emma looks too young to play Lisbeth?

bk on

I think Camille Belle would make a good Lisbeth

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I think Natalie Portman is more Salander even than Rapace. I see portmans face and thats the closest i get to the face of Lisbeth when i was reading the books. I really they get her in for this triology. Atleast they`ve got in a perfect director for this movie!

nifrued on

sorry but shes not one of the runner ups !!! its been confirmed that the two finalits for lizabeth salander are the gorgeous Emily browning and sarah snook emilybrowning is a really good actress and has been in the buissness the longest sine she was 7 so she def has the role! and not trying to put emma down but shes an okay actress and hate to burst everyones bubble but her “new hair cut” is just a copy of emilys who has it the exact length look it up people …..

John Franz on

The Movie And Story Line Was Great! However I saw a dubbed Copy . What was the tattoo she wrote on the chest of her rapest? Please reply. Thank You

Kathy on

Hollywood needs to stop remaking movies that were great to begin with. “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” is already a great movie in Swedish. Check it out before you anticipate cinematic rape with Emma Watson or any of the above mentioned actresses.

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