Another Glimpse at David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' on Creepy EW Cover

January 8, 2014
Source: EW

Gone Girl

Before the New Year, we finally got a first look at Ben Affleck in director David Fincher's adaptation of Gone Girl, based on Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel of the same name. In the film, Affleck is looking for his missing wife (Rosamund Pike), but he also becomes the prime suspect in the case. Now we get another odd look at the film thanks to the film being the cover story for Entertainment Weekly. Seemingly taking cues from the iconic Rolling Stone cover with John Lennon and Yoko Ono, the cover has Affleck lovingly embracing a clearly dead Pike on a table at the morgue. It's kind of disturbing, but feels like Fincher's style.

Here's the EW cover for David Fincher's adaptation of Gone Girl:

Gone Girl

Gone Girl, being directed by David Fincher (of Seven, The Game, Fight Club, Zodiac, Panic Room, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Social Network, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo previously), is an adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel of the same name. In a story primarily told in flashbacks, Rosamund Pike plays a wife who goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, and her husband (Ben Affleck) becomes the prime suspect in her disappearance. Fincher is currently filming in Missouri utilizing the new 6K Red Dragon digital camera. 20th Century Fox releases the film on October 3rd. Stay tuned.

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Reader Feedback - 13 Comments


...well that's fucked up.

Xerxexx on Jan 8, 2014


Batman be trippin'

Guy who comments on things on Jan 8, 2014


She's hot... and cold.

Nielsen700 on Jan 8, 2014


every Fincher movie is a great movie! So it's on top of my list!

Avi on Jan 8, 2014


I'm interested in seeing how much of the book makes it on film. The whole third act is bumpy and kind of jarring. Don't get me wrong, it's a crazy good story! Anyone agree?

dan on Jan 8, 2014


Can I just say how much I love David Fincher!? I can't wait to see his new work!

Zade_92 on Jan 8, 2014


Wait...where have I been? Fincher is directing this? I remember reading that he was involved in some way, but I didn't know he was directing. That's awesome.

Rick on Jan 8, 2014


Holy crap there needs to be a trailer asap, thats a insane cover lol love fincher.

Jorrell Mcdaniel on Jan 8, 2014


That's a nice and creepy cover. Really plays up the film's plot about whether or not he actually killed her.

thejon93rd on Jan 8, 2014



DAVIDPD on Jan 8, 2014


This looks disturbingly beautiful.

Armitall on Jan 8, 2014


Big fan of Rosamund Pike and Affleck is kind of underrated as an actor (or so I've discovered). Looking good!

DavideCoppola on Jan 8, 2014


Fincher for President!!!

Rock n Rollllll on Jan 9, 2014

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