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The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk&world Update -

* DAnIEL CRAIG is ap­par­ently clos­ing in on a deal to star in the Hol

ly­wood re­make of The Girl With The Dragon Tat­too. The James Bond star would play jour­nal­ist Mikael Blomkvist in the adap­ta­tion of the nail­bit­ing Swedish crime thriller, based on Stieg Lars­son’s nov­els. DAVID FInCHER is set to di­rect, with CAREY MUL­LI­GAn ap­par­ently favourite to play the ti­tle char­ac­ter, Lis­beth Sa­lan­der. Swedish stars nOOMI RA­PACE and MICHAEL nYqVIST star in the Swedish movie adap­ta­tions of Lars­son’s Mil­len­nium tril­ogy, the first of which - The Girl With The Dragon Tat­too - has al­ready been a suc­cess in Europe and the US.

* CH­ERYL COLE has enough X Fac­tor to be the ideal house­mate. The Girls Aloud singer was voted the top celebrity flat-sharer in the poll by Gumtree.com. Monty Python vet­eran

MICHAEL PALIn was voted sec­ond, fol­lowed by chef JAMIE OLIVER and co­me­dian BILL BAI­LEY in third and fourth spots re­spec­tively. Ac­tress An­GELInA JOLIE came fifth, GE­ORGE CLOOnEY took sixth po­si­tion, with ED­DIE IZ­ZARD, DEn­ZEL WASHInGTOn, PETER An­DRE and LADY GAGA com­plet­ing the top 10.

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