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Rooney Mara was all smiles at the annual Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon on Monday -- and it wasn't just because she's up for best actress this year. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo star was also grinning over the fact that her team had just won the Super Bowl.
It's not just that the actress is a Giants fan -- like half of all New Yorkers. She's part of the Mara family that actually owns the New York Giants, and she had just arrived back from Indianapolis where she was celebrating with her family.
"It was really fun," she said. "It was very exciting. It was great."
At the luncheon, Mara, 26, also explained how she got pierced in order to fully transform into Lisbeth Salander -- a role in which her very body felt like a costume.
"I pierced one nipple. I wanted to get as many of the piercings as I could. Between the piercings, tattoos, makeup, the hair and my body being smaller, it always felt like I was in costume," Mara explained. "I never really felt naked. I’m going to keep it [the piercing] for now. I don’t want to have to re-pierce that should we do the other two films."
Speaking of costumes, the well-born actress also admitted she has yet to commit to a dress for Oscar night. She did confirm however, that she "signed up for the other two" Dragon Tattoo sequels. "But I'm not sure when we're going to start doing them."