Charlize Theron in the French Trailer for Gillian Flynn's 'Dark Places'
"I was eight the night they were killed and suddenly I was famous" For those unaware, Gillian Flynn is the author behind the book turned into last year's Gone Girl adaptation by David Fincher, which caused quite a stir. This book, Dark Places, was written before Gone Girl and deals with a different story about a woman who survives her family being killed. The adaptation stars Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Chloë Moretz, Christina Hendricks and more. This was made kind of under-the-radar by French filmmaker Gilles Paquet-Brenner, and while it doesn't necessarily look bad, it does feel a little generic. Watch?
Here's the first trailer (+ poster) for Gilles Paquet-Brenner's Dark Places, from Mars Distribution:
A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day by a secret society obsessed with solving notorious crimes. Dark Places is both written and directed by French filmmaker Gilles Paquet-Brenner, of the films Sarah's Key, Walled In and Gomez vs Tavarès previously. The film is adapted from Gillian Flynn's novel of the same name, written a few years before Gone Girl. The film was made independently by a number of a production companies, but has yet to premiere at any festivals. A24 will open Dark Places in the US sometime in 2015. No release date is set yet. Stay tuned.