We're beginning to lose track of the number of red carpet appearances Daniel Craig unable to attend, the actress was left to hold the fort as the cast and crew rolled into Rome.
And with style like this, we scarcely even noticed his absence...
Goth glam: Rooney Mara at the Rome photocall and premiere for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Photos:Getty
Fast beginning to develop a signature red carpet style (think lots of monochrome, cut-outs and leather - very Dragon Tattoo-inspired goth glam), Rooney hit the Italian photocall in a striking black Dion Lee mini dress and grey suede platforms.
The 26-year-old then treated us to a rare splash of colour for the premiere, gliding down the red carpet in this dramatic scarlet Valentino gown.
Two crowd-wowing looks, one Italian city. But which is your favourite?
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