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David Fincher in talks for Gone Girl

David Fincher in talks for Gone Girl

Jan 23 2013, 10:45am CST | by

David Fincher is in talks to direct a big screen adaptation of 'Gone Girl'. 20th Century Fox recently bought the film rights to Gillian Flynn's bestselling novel about a woman who disappears on the...

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David Fincher in talks for Gone Girl

Jan 23 2013, 10:45am CST | by

David Fincher is in talks to direct a big screen adaptation of 'Gone Girl'.

20th Century Fox recently bought the film rights to Gillian Flynn's bestselling novel about a woman who disappears on the morning of her fifth wedding anniversary, and the Oscar-nominated 'The Social Network' director is now in line to helm the project.

The novel has garnered much buzz including positive reviews from critics and strong sales around the world, enough to catch the attention of Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon, whose production company bought the rights along with Fox.

Reese will produce the film while author Gillian will pen the first draft of the script.

David is no stranger to adaptations with strong female characters; his last movie was the 2011 English-language adaptation of Stieg Larsson's 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' starring Rooney Mara in the sought-after role of Lisbeth Salander.

The director is currently developing Jules Verne's '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' for Disney.

'Gone Girl', which is a New York Times Bestseller, follows Amy Dunne, whose secret life is uncovered through a series of diary entries after she vanishes on her fifth wedding anniversary and her husband, Nick, becomes a suspect in her disappearance. The book is structured with each chapter alternating between the point of view of husband and wife.

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11 Most Biting Dracula Untold Quotes: My Name is Dracula!

Oct 13 2014 4:08pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

It may have been tough for the Prince of Darkness and his origins story to go up against those Gone Girl quotes as the Ben Affleck starring thrill ride from David Fincher won the weekend box office. But, Dracula Untold should still be quite proud as its $23.4 million first weekend gross is incredibly impressive and it too had some fantastic quotes that helped drive the Universal Pictures effort to reboot their monsters' properties into high gear. We were so impressed with s ...
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Gone Girl Triumphs Over Four New Movies: Weekend Box Office Report

Oct 13 2014 8:15am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Despite the challenge of an iconic monster origins story movie that arrived during the month of Halloween -- Dracula Untold -- and three other new films, David Fincher’s Gone Girl repeated as the nation’s top movie at the weekend box office. Gone Girl topped the charts again with $26.8 million, bringing its cume to $78.3 million. And just like last week, Gone Girl’s first week atop the box office, the top of the charts were filled with tota ...
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Weekend Box Office: GONE GIRL Defeats DRACULA UNTOLD for Second First Place Finish

Oct 12 2014 11:52am CDT | Source: Collider

For the second weekend in a row Gone Girl is on top of the domestic box office.  And for the second weekend in a row the R-rated drama got the win despite losing Friday to another title.  Last week’s Friday winner was the horror prequel Annabelle, while this week it was Dracula Untold that got the brief taste of glory.  Universal’s horror-fantasy was a lot stronger out of the gate than many expected, t ...
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Box office report: 'Dracula Untold' can't suck the blood out of 'Gone Girl'

Oct 12 2014 11:28am CDT | Source: ew

Despite an impressive showing, Dracula was no match for Amazing Amy, even in her second weekend in theaters. David Fincher's adaptation of Gone ...
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Page 2: Star Wars, Tomorrowland, Birdman, David Fincher, Tolkien, Beetlejuice, Doctor Who, Maze Runner, Akira, Frozen

Oct 9 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: The Young Jedi Master [Geek Art] A Brief History of Scientists Hunting for Time Travelers The Best Dracula Movie Performances Ever, Ranke ...
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With 'Gone Girl,' David Fincher Becomes Hitchcock's True Heir

Oct 9 2014 2:13pm CDT | Source: yahoo

With 'Gone Girl,' David Fincher claims the mantle of Alfred Hitchcock ...
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Gone Girl finds gold and Dracula Untold sucks bucks at the UK box office

Oct 7 2014 10:16am CDT | Source: the guardian

David Fincher film mirrors success in US, taking £70k at the Vue Westfield alone, bout a womans disappearance shows theres still life in contemporary fiction adaptations, while dark horse Dracula Untold claims second place in the rankings Continue reading... ...
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LOL: ‘Toy Story’ And ‘Annabelle’ Mashed-Up in ‘Woody’

Oct 7 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Slash Film

This past weekend, it took every dollar and cent for David Fincher’s latest to beat Annabelle. A prequel to last year’s hit horror film The Conjuring, Annabelle tells the story of the evil doll seen briefly in The Conjuring. Evil dolls are not a new thing though. Just today, the creator of Chucky said he’d love his creation to appear in a showdown with Annabelle. Now, a clever video has hit the net that takes the idea of Annab ...
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1 week ago

‘Gone Girl’ Retains Lead Over ‘Annabelle’ in Final Box Office Tally

Oct 6 2014 4:02pm CDT | Source: variety

“Gone Girl” managed to retain its box office crown, but its slim lead over “Annabelle” shrank after final sales figures were tabulated Monday. David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s twisty mystery was projected to generate $38 million in ticket receipts domestically, but ultimately fell a bit short of those estimates wi ...
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1 week ago

11 Best Gone Girl Quotes: This Man May Truly Kill Me!

Oct 6 2014 12:36pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Gone Girl ruled the box office and made $38 million in the process. That is not too surprising as the Gillian Flynn novel has millions and millions of fans.  Fans of the book have devoted pages upon pages on the internet devoted to her quotes from the blockbuster book. Given that Flynn wrote the screenplay based on her book for director David Fincher, it's no surprise that Gone Girl the movie has some pretty killer quotes too.  As we stated in our Gon ...
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