David Fincher is in early talks to direct the adaptation of the hit literary property Gone Girl for 20th Century Fox, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.
Reese Witherspoon, Bruna Papandrea and Leslie Dixon will produce the film, based on the bestseller by Gillian Flynn. The book has become a breakout sensation, with adaptation rights selling to Fox in a summer auction for a reported $1.5 million. Flynn is adapting the screenplay herself.
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