'Extra' Raw! Craig and Mara Shine at 'Dragon Tattoo' Premiere
"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" star Daniel Craig walked the red carpet at the premiere on Wednesday, telling "Extra's" AJ Calloway he didn't feel the pressure to live up to the Swedish version, saying, "I just felt that we were gonna set out to make the best movie we could."
Craig's co-star, Rooney Mara, spoke about the film's intensity, and prepared for her role as Lisbeth Salander with real piercings on her body. "Most of them are real," Mara said.
As for the tattoos? The actress admitted, "No, those are fake. That was too much of a commitment."
See Craig and Mara in the spine-chilling "Dragon Tattoo," opening in theaters Tuesday.
The Extra List: 'Dragon Tattoo's' Noomi Rapace vs. Rooney Mara
Photo: Mara (left), Rapace (right)Rooney Mara, 5'3" was born in 1985 to New York Giants executive Timothy Christopher Mara and real estate agent kathleen McNulty.Noomi Rapace, 5'4" was born in 1979 to an actress and Spanish Flamenco dancer.
What's in a Name?
Photo: Mara (left), Rapace (right)Strangely, Rooney and Noomi rhyme!Rooney's birth name is Patricia Rooney Mara. Her mother's maiden name is Rooney.Noomi was born Noomi Noren. Rapace is her ex-husband's last name.
Photo: Rapace (left), Mara (right)Rapace's performance in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" was well received, and earned her international stardom.Mara's big break came in 2010 when she was cast as the lead in the remake of "A Nightmare on Elm Street."
Photo: Rapace (left), Mara (right)Noomi on a pet peeve:"I hate when you see a film and after one scene you know what's going to happen and you can predict the whole story. I hate that. I think it's very boring."Mara on the poster for "Dragon Tattoo":"There's a certain way people are used to seeing nude women, and that's in a submissive, coy pose, not looking at the camera. And in this poster, I'm looking dead into the camera with no expression on my face. I think it freaks a lot of people out."
Photo: Mara (left), Rapace (right)Both Rooney and Noomi had real piercings for their role as Lisbeth, but Noomi used the holes of her old piercings from her days as a young punk rocker, while Rooney reportedly received multiple ear, eyebrow and nipple piercings in Brooklyn and Sweden.