‘Dragon’ sold in five more territories

Swedish sleeper hit expands releases

International sleeper hit “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” which has grossed more than $70 million worldwide and been sold to 30 territories, has been picked up in five more countries, including Japan and Germany.

The Swedish crime thriller, which was helmed by Niels Arden Oplev and toplines Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace, has been sold to NFP in Germany, Paradiso in Japan, Polyfilm in Austria, Mirovision in South Korea and Lusomundo in Portugal.

Repped in international markets by Zodiak Entertainment, it was previously sold to U.K.’s Momentum, Australia’s Rialto, UGC in France, Bim in Italy and Vertigo in Spain, among other buyers. A U.S. sale is still pending.

Known as “Men Who Hate Women” in some markets, pic is based on the novel by Stieg Larsson, the first in his “Millennium” trilogy.

Production company Yellow Bird, which also produces the TV series “Wallander,” is in production on the second and third pics in the trilogy, “The Girl Who Played With Fire” and “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.”

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