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When last we reported on the adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel Gone Girl, it was to say that Reese Witherspoon would produce the 20th Century Fox acquisition.  Now it sounds like director David Fincher (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) is in talks to helm.  The book centers on a man whose wife disappears on their fifth wedding anniversary, only to have all roads point to him as the woman’s killer.  Author Flynn is also handling the screenplay adaptation. There is no word on whether Witherspoon would also star.  Hit the jump for more on Gone Girl.  Word on Fincher's talks to direct Gone Girl comes via Variety, though there is currently no offer on the table. Here’s the synopsis for Gone Girl: Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn »


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