Daniel Craig: 'Dragon Tattoo' is as adult as can be
July 7th, 2011
12:20 PM ET

Daniel Craig: 'Dragon Tattoo' is as adult as can be

If the book, the redband trailer and the (NSFW) movie poster of a topless Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander didn’t tip you off, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” isn’t for kids.

The adaptation coming from David Fincher in December is “as adult as you can possibly make it,” Daniel Craig told Esquire in the magazine’s August issue. “This is adult drama. I grew up, as we f---–g all did, watching ‘The Godfather’ and…movies that were made for adults.”

The recently married 43-year-old star continues, “This is a $100 million R-rated movie. Nobody makes those anymore. And Fincher, he's not holding back. They've given him free rein. He showed me some scenes recently, and my hand was over my mouth, going, Are you f---–g serious?"

But the film's violence isn't visually overt as much as it's implied, Craig says. “It's not that he simply showed me footage that was horribly graphic…It was stuff that was happening, or had happened. And somehow you don't see it."

The actor explains that "There's more than one way to sense violence," and that it can be felt in "much more powerful ways than seeing it step-by-step."

“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” arrives in theaters December 21. Check out the trailer below:

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  1. 3 Wheel Bikes For Adults

    I know this book is one in a 3-part series. Are they making movies out of all of them?

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    September 21, 2011 at 8:45 am | Report abuse |
  2. charlie crack

    @mad- after they kicked us out all w/e the least they can do is some pics....eh?

    July 7, 2011 at 7:06 pm | Report abuse |
  3. charlie crack

    @tracie-what tha? @LOL- happy to make you laugh!

    July 7, 2011 at 7:03 pm | Report abuse |
  4. tracie

    Isn't this movie about a man who likes to smell a girl's butt holle and her hole looks like a dragon with smoke coming out of it ?

    July 7, 2011 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  5. LOL

    @charlie crack-lmao!

    July 7, 2011 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  6. charlie crack

    @bill- that crazy b!tch will strangle you with em' and get away with it.

    July 7, 2011 at 2:07 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Cletus

    I love lamp

    July 7, 2011 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  8. The Måd Råp3r

    Aw yeah, cnn linking to nudity now. Next time some starlet has noodz leaked onto the net I expect the hookup from you guys.

    July 7, 2011 at 12:33 pm | Report abuse |

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