David Fincher's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo doesn't qualify as a flop, but it certainly was considered a box office disappointment. Released right around Christmas in - which many have Author: Eric Eisenberg. Sep 15, · For years, Sony's development on the followup to its Girl with the Dragon Tattoo movie, The Girl Who Played With Fire, has moved forward at a glacial pace. Now, however, director David Fincher himself has chimed in on the chances of a sequel. Aug 27, · Director David Fincher’s adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was a sizeable hit when it opened last December, but the film wasn’t the runaway box office success that some were. Sep 11, · David Fincher Apparently Thinks ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Sequel ‘The Girl Who Played With Fire’ Could Get Made.