Has director David Fincher found his Nick and Amy? The Hollywood Reporter says yes. British actress Rosamund Pike, most recently seen in Jack Reacher, will play Amy, while American actor and director Ben Affleck will take on the role of Nick.
Reese Witherspoon purchased the screenplay rights and it was originally assumed that she would take on the starring role, but it now seems that she'll remain a producer only.
In our interview with Flynn about the success of Gone Girl, she discussed the challenges involved in reworking such an internal novel into a screenplay.
“I’m trying to find a way to externalize that dialogue,” Flynn says. “I think of Trainspotting, Fight Club and Election—I can’t imagine those without voiceover.”
What do you think of this casting readers? Any ideas about who should play Go and Andie?