Come December this year, Rooney Mara is set to make an impact for starring as Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher's Hollywood adaptation of the popular Stieg Larsson novel, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO. For the Hollywood version, Rooney discusses about shooting the controversial rape scene, which is no doubt one of the highlights of the movie. Here's what she had to say below.
"It was incredibly intense. We did it all in a week - the week of Valentine's Day, oddly enough. We were working 16 hours a day, and it was really, really challenging, not just emotionally but physically. But it's such an important scene. We wanted to do everything we could to get that right."
Incredibly intense? Let's see whether the controversial rape scene for the upcoming THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO really lives up to its reputation when the movie hits theaters in U.S. on December 21, 2011.