Decisions behind “Gone Girl” casting

September 28, 2014 10:20 PM

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Director David Fincher reveals the reasons behind his casting decisions in his new film Gone Girl. Based on the bestselling book of the same name, the highly anticipated suspenseful thriller stars Oscar winner Ben Affleck and Rosemund Pike. There were traits both actors had that fulfilled what Fincher was looking for in these roles.

Affleck was an easy choice for Nick, with his handsome looks, similarities to press coverage with his character, and desire to work with Fincher. Both have directed films. Pike, like her character Amy, is an only child and brought some mystery to her performance. The film follows a New York couple w...

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