Daniel Craig: Tattoo film has 'absolutely essence' of book
13 December 2011 Last updated at 08:02 GMT
It has been a blockbuster novel and a cult Swedish language film and last night saw the World Premier of the Hollywood version of the Stieg Larsen novel, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
Actor Daniel Craig plays an investigative journalist who finds himself on the trail of a vicious serial killer.
The BBC's Charlie Stayt went to meet him just before he took to the red carpet in London.