Rooney Mara on "Tattoo" Lisbeth Salander role

Rooney Mara has made quite a name for herself for her role in the new movie, "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."

Her stunning, dramatic transformation to portray hardened, emotionally-damaged computer hacker Lisbeth Salander has already earned her a Golden Globe nomination.

On "CBS This Morning," Mara discussed the film's character and her look, as well as filming the difficult rape scene in the movie. Mara also addressed the potential for typecasting after playing this iconic role and talked about the current awards season, including her Breakthrough Performance Award win at the National Board of Review Awards Gala on Tuesday.

For more with Mara on "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," click on the video in the player above.