DC Entertainment to Publish Steig Larsson's Millennium Trilogy as Graphic Novels

Posted on October 12, 2011

DC Entertainment and its Vertigo will adapt Steig Larsson's Millennium Trilogy novels into graphic novels. Publishers Weekly reports that each book in the series will be turned into two graphic novels which will be available in print and digital formats. The novels have sold more than 60 million copies. A feature film of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara will be released on December 21, 2011.

The estate of Steig Larsson and the Hedlund Literary Agency brokered the deal with DC. The graphic novel versions of the first book in the series The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo will be released in 2012. The graphic novel versions of The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest will be released in 2014.

Joakim Larsson, the younger brother of Stieg Larrson, said: "Stieg always liked comics and it will be exciting to see the unforgettable characters he created come to life on the comics page."