Gone Girl Entertainment Weekly Cover Image. A Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike Gone Girl (2014) Entertainment Weekly cover for January 17, 2014 has been released. The cover features the two aforementioned actors in a macabre embrace. The cover picture, taken by director David Fincher, is also a potential plot spoiler if you take in literally.
The Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike Gone Girl Entertainment Weekly January 17, 2014 cover:
Ben Affleck Rosamund Pike Gone Girl Entertainment Weekly cover
On the alterations between the book and the film:
The original novel crammed all sorts of crazy twists into an unusual structure that alternated between Nick’s present and Amy’s past. But don’t expect the adaptation to tell the tale in exactly the same way. The director revealed that one big lesson he took away from Dragon Tattoo was that he “may have been too beholden to the source material.”
For her part, it sounds like Flynn is perfectly fine with making some changes to her story. “There was something thrilling about taking this piece of work that I’d spent about two years painstakingly putting together with all its eight million LEGO pieces and take a hammer to it and bash it apart and reassemble it into a movie,” she said.
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Marriage can be a real killer.
One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. The Chicago Tribune proclaimed that her work “draws you in and keeps you reading with the force of a pure but nasty addiction.” Gone Girl’s toxic mix of sharp-edged wit and deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds you at every turn.
On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife’s head, but passages from Amy’s diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media—as well as Amy’s fiercely doting parents—the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he’s definitely bitter—but is he really a killer?
As the cops close in, every couple in town is soon wondering how well they know the one that they love. With his twin sister, Margo, at his side, Nick stands by his innocence. Trouble is, if Nick didn’t do it, where is that beautiful wife? And what was in that silvery gift box hidden in the back of her bedroom closet?
With her razor-sharp writing and trademark psychological insight, Gillian Flynn delivers a fast-paced, devilishly dark, and ingeniously plotted thriller that confirms her status as one of the hottest writers around.
Gone Girl also stars Missi Pyle, Casey Wilson, Scoot McNairy, Boyd Holbrook, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Jamie McShane, Emily Ratajkowski, Kim Dickens, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Patrick Fugit, Carrie Coon, and David Clennon.
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