I rarely go see movies in the theaters — people loudly chewing popcorn! tickets are so expensive! — but an exception will absolutely be made for “Gone Girl,” David Fincher’s adaptation of the page-turning Gillian Flynn novel. I loved the book, but was feeling a little ho-hum about the casting, especially of Ben Affleck as Nick Dunne, until this quickie clip from the movie was dropped on the internet today. In just 30 seconds, Affleck and Rosamund Pike as Amy perfectly capture the sexy but sort of off connection between the future husband and wife in their first meeting. That smile on Pike’s face says it all. “Gone Girl” hits theaters October 3.
Yes, you still have to wait until October 3 for “Gone Girl” to be in theaters. No, it isn’t going to get any easier after watching this new trailer that dropped today. SO. EXCITED. [YouTube]
The trailer for “Gone Girl,” the bestseller by Gillian Flynn, is finally here. The David Fincher-directed big screen adaptation stars Ben Affleck is sleazy Nick and Rosamund Pike is his wife, Amy, who has suddenly gone missing. Fingers crossed, the movie will be just as suspenseful as the must-read book.
I can’t stop staring at the cover of this week’s issue of Entertainment Weekly, featuring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as their characters in the film adaptation of Gone Girl, the best-selling book by Gillian Flynn. Quite an evocative and macabre image if you ask me — but it perfectly captures the energy between this disturbingly compatible married couple. Cannot wait for this movie. [Entertainment Weekly]
Gone Girl was one of my favorite page-turners of the last few years, so I’m among the many excited that Gillian Flynn’s book is being adapted for the big screen. Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck are starring as trouble married couple Amy and Nick Dunne and the film is being directed by the incredible David Fincher. Yesterday, this first still was tweeted by 20th Century Fox, showing Affleck as Nick in front of a missing person’s poster with Pike as Amy on it. I’m a litttttle unsure about Affleck being right for this role — he’s just a better director than actor, let’s face it — but hopefully I’ll be pleasantly surprised. [Huffington Post]