The Girl In The Spider's Web Movie Made Changes From The Book And Here's Why

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: GameSpot

The Girl In The Spider's Web Movie Made Changes From The Book And Here's Why

When you head to theaters to watch The Girl in the Spider's Web , don't be surprised to see quite a few changes from the source material, the novel by David Lagercrantz. While, overall, the movie follows the story told in the book, there are a number of details and plot points that have either been changed or dropped altogether. Of course, that's not necessarily unique to this particular film. Most book adaptations change things up to fit the narrative of the movie or simply to keep a film from running 19 hours long. For Fede Álvarez, who directed the film and wrote the screenplay with Jay Basu and Steven Knight, the changes are an important part of showing who this movie's Lisbeth Salander is and it all started with the very first draft of the script. "We started with a draft from Steven Knight, a brilliant British writer, and he did that part of choosing what part of books were going to be made into a movie," Álvarez told GameSpot. From there, he sat down with Basu to shape the story. "When we...

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