Will Kristen or Carey be The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo?

The two actresses are being pitched against each other to star in the new Hollywood adaptation of the famous Stieg Larsson thriller

Two of tinsel town’s brightest stars, Kristen Stewart and Carey Mulligan, are going head-to-head to win the starring role in the Hollywood remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

The new silver screen adaptation of the famous Stieg Larsson thriller is being lead by Fight Club director David Fincher, who has narrowed down his two choice leading ladies to Miss Stewart and Miss Mulligan.

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It’s an edgy, sexy, demanding role which would have been perfect for Angelina Jolie – if she was only ten years younger,’ says a studio executive insider.

The very best twentysomething actresses around today are in the frame – and that’s a very short list.’

The subtitled Swedish version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is currently making waves in UK cinemas – and tells the story of tattoo-covered computer hacker Lisbeth Salandar, who helps a journalist track down a missing woman.

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David’s previous history with Twilight starlet Kristen – he directed her in the 2002 thriller Panic Room – may just see her edge out Carey in the race.

But, Miss Mulligan’s recent Oscar nomination might have put her in new favour with the Hollywood director.

Either way, these two girls are no strangers to competition – they were both up for the BAFTA Orange Rising Star award this year – a prize Kristen eventually pipped Carey to the post for.

They’ve also both fought it out in MC’s exclusive Oscar Fashion Face-off, in their gorgeous award ceremony gowns… Vote for your winner here!

Who do you think is better suited for the role – Carey or Kristen? Let us know your thoughts in the comments box below!

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