's announcement that little-known actress Rooney Mara would be starring in the American version of
prompted some head scratching. Granted, she rocked the killer put-down in
's ex, but many wondered if she could she match the fierce toughness that actress
brought to the Swedish version of the film. Wasn't she just too cute to pull it off?
That was then. Now, Mara is on the cover of W magazine, showing off her tattoos, piercings, bleached eyebrows and bloody hands. In the accompanying
, she's a world away from the sweet, long-haired girl we thought we knew.