If one actor in talks to join the cast of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo looks familiar it’s because he’s True Blood hottie Alexander Skarsgård‘s dad!

Highly respected Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård is in negotiations to play Martin Vanger, a main character in the English language adaptation of the smash hit crime trilogy.

“I’ve had a concrete offer, and now we are in negotiations,” Stellan — who’s has starred in Mamma Mia and Pirates of the Caribbean 3told Variety about the movie, starring Bond star Daniel Craig as the crusading journalist Mikael Blomqvist.

Only one question remains — will Alexander be drafted in to play young Martin Vanger in the flashback scenes?

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