Rosamund Pike gets lead in 'Gone Girl' film adaptation - Metro US

Rosamund Pike gets lead in ‘Gone Girl’ film adaptation

Rosamund Pike. Credit: Getty Rosamund Pike is getting “Gone.” Credit: Getty

Rosamund Pike, the British actress last seen on the big screen in Tom Cruise’s “Jack Reacher” is working on a yet another book-to-film adaptation: The hotly anticipated “Gone Girl,” based on the bestselling 2012 novel by Gillian Flynn.

Per the Hollywood Reporter, Pike will play a wife who goes missing, making her husband (Ben Affleck) the prime suspect in the David Fincher-helmed movie.

The relatively unknown Pike was somewhat of a surprise pick for the lead, as many 30-something A-listers were hot for the role, including Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Olivia Wilde, Abbie Cornish and Natalie Portman.

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