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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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2014 New York Film Festival Lineup Announced; FOXCATCHER, WHIPLASH, MAPS TO THE STARS, CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA, LISTEN UP PHILIP and More

Aug 13 2014 11:07am CDT | Source: Collider

The Toronto International Film Festival is fast approaching, so a lot of our attention has been on that, but soon after Toronto wraps, the 2014 New York Film Festival begins, so it’s time to start considering that as well, especially because The Film Society of Lincoln Center just announced the main slate lineup. I’ll be in New York City covering the event so I’ve already got my eye on the Opening Night Gala selection, Gone Girl, and the Closing Night Gala selecti ...
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2 weeks ago

Samuel L. Jackson Up for BLACK PHANTOM, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon Team for BIG LITTLE LIES, Casey Affleck Set in FINEST HOURS, and Trio Join SCRIPTURE

Aug 6 2014 6:45pm CDT | Source: Collider

We’ve got a number of casting stories to attend to this evening.  Briefly: Samuel L. Jackson is in talks to replace Jamie Foxx in the action comedy The Black Phantom. Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon are teaming up to develop to star in the dark comedy Big Little Lies. Casey Affleck is in talks to join Disney’s period Coast Guard rescue film The Finest Hours. Eric Bana, Theo James, and Jack Reynor are in negotiations t ...
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2 weeks ago

The New ‘Gone Girl’ Poster Has Its Eyes on You

Aug 2 2014 2:28am CDT | Source: movienewz

Two new posters for David Fincher’s Gone Girl feature Rosamund Pike’s haunting eyes above a fractured Ben Affleck. You can check out the domestic and international posters below. Opening October 3rd, the mystery-thriller stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Carrie Coon, Kim Dickens, Patrick Fugit, Casey Wilson, Missi Pyle, Boyd Holbrook […]The post The New ‘Gone Girl’ Poster Has Its Eyes on You appeared first on ...
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2 weeks ago

Gone Girl Poster: You Don't Know What You've Got Till It's...

Aug 1 2014 3:49pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The latest poster for Gone Girl has landed and for fans of the book, they'll probably agree that it impeccably captures the spirit of the haunting story.  The star of the film, Ben Affleck, is front and center and you'll notice Rosamund Pike's eyes looming over him from the sky above. As teased in that riveting Gone Girl trailer, Affleck is married to Pike and when she goes missing -- he is suspect number one in the public's eyes.  David Fincher (check out o ...
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3 weeks ago

EMMYS: Party Season In Full Force As Final Voting Gets Underway And Nominees Turn Out

Jul 29 2014 1:04pm CDT | Source: Deadline

With still exactly a month to go before the big (Monday) event, the Emmy party season kicked off in style last night on the 3rd floor outdoor deck of the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills with a bash for performer nominees. Showing up to meet and greet potential voters as well as press and other Academy members were Modern Family’s Ty Burrell and Jesse Tyler Ferguson; Minnie Driver, nominated for the Lifetime movie Return To Zero; Veep’s pair of 2013 winners and nominees again, Julia Lou ...
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3 weeks ago

13 Top Comic-Con Highlights: Best of The Con!

Jul 28 2014 10:48am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Comic-Con has come and gone and as we continue to roll out our incredible access to the talent and movies that will entertain us in the future all week, we thought we'd start the week with a highlight reel of sorts of the best and brightest from the pop culture convention that is now in the books.  We have 13 Comic-Con top moments to salute and they run the gamut from the sequel to the movie y ...
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4 weeks ago

Venice: First Fall Fest Comes Into Sharper Focus As Lineup Reveal Looms

Jul 23 2014 6:50am CDT | Source: Deadline

With The New York Film Festival setting David Fincher’s Gone Girl as its opener, and Toronto yesterday announcing a bevy of world premieres, the signs are getting somewhat clearer as to what to expect from Venice when it unveils its lineup in Rome tomorrow. We do know that Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman is opening the festival in competition. That last fact is a pointer to how Venice wants to be perceived on the international stage. It’s the world’s oldest festival, but has som ...
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4 weeks ago

Casey Wilson and Kristen Schaal Talk THE HOTWIVES OF ORLANDO, Shooting 7 Episodes in 7 Days, Reality TV, GONE GIRL, and More

Jul 22 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: Collider

The Hulu original series The Hotwives of Orlando is a hilarious and raunchy parody of one of the most popular franchises in reality television.  It takes you inside the uber-exclusive and glamorous world of six hot housewives in the sexy city of Orlando, as they fight over pretty much everything, except for their love of shoes, plastic surgery and spending all of their husbands’ money.  The seven-e ...
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4 weeks ago

Paul Thomas Anderson’s INHERENT VICE to Have World Premiere at New York Film Festival

Jul 19 2014 10:11am CDT | Source: Collider

The New York Film Festival made a hell of a first selection by nabbing David Fincher’s Gone Girl as its opening night film, and now the fest’s second selection makes it an even more enticing destination.  Writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice will have its world premiere at NYFF 2014 on October 4th, as the pic as been selected as the fest’s centerpiece gala.  The Thomas Pynchon adaptation is led by Joaquin Phoenix, with an eclect ...
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4 weeks ago

NY Film Festival Sets Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’

Jul 18 2014 9:04pm CDT | Source: Deadline

While Toronto doesn’t set its slate until next week, the New York Film Festival has slotted its second prestige pic. After setting David Fincher’s Gone Girl to open the fest, organizers have now slotted the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed adaptation of Inherent Vice to be the festival’s centerpiece film, sources confirm a report from our sister publication Variety. Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Josh Brolin, and Benicio Del Toro star in the Wa ...
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