Not much has been said (or released) about Sony's upcoming version of the first chapter in the highly popular Stieg Larsson trilogy The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Do in theaters on December 21st, fans of the novel have been anxiously awaiting word on just how dark and twisted the studio would allow director David Fincher to be. Well fans, the MPAA has released their rating.
While the final chapter of the Harry Potter saga made a killing at the box office and delighted audiences and critics alike, we are left wondering who's next. Is there another lengthy book-to-series adaptation we can all get caught up in like Rowling's seven-part odyssey? Here are a couple of the heirs vying for the blockbuster book-to-film throne: