Scarred forever by the hideous and unforgivable sins of her father, the antisocial, technologically brilliant computer hacker, Lisbeth Salander, finds herself ridding Stockholm of sadists who hate women. It’s been three silent years since she last saw her old journalist friend, Mikael Blomkvist, after the events of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), and now, Lisbeth is with her back to the wall, hunted down like prey for stealing Project FireFall: a powerful tool designed for the Americans, developed to breach and control most online defence systems. Now, as the NSA, the Swedish Security Service, and deadly Russians are hot on her trail, more and more, Lisbeth’s horrible past comes back to haunt her, and no one in this world is safe if the state-of-the-art computer software falls into the wrong hands. What does the future have in store for Lisbeth Salander, the girl in the spider’s web?—Nick Riganas
Stieg Larsson had planned to write ten books about Lizbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist, and the notes are in the possession of his partner, Eva Gabrielson. However, since they were not married, his father and brother inherited the rights to his literary estate upon his death, and the two parties never came to terms about the direction of the series. The family then hired another writer to create new stories. This film is based on the novel of the same name, the fourth book in the series and the first one not to be written by Stieg Larsson as he had died before he could write anymore entries.