Sources say 'Argo' actor and director Ben Affleck is in negotiations to star as Nick, the mysterious husband, in the film version of 'Gone Girl.'
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Will actor Ben Affleck headline a high-profile literary adaptation?
According to Deadline, Affleck is in talks to play husband Nick Dunne in the big-screen version of Gillian Flynn’s smash hit mystery novel “Gone Girl.” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” director David Fincher is already aboard to helm the film.
Flynn is working on the screenplay with Fincher, according to Deadline.
Affleck’s film “Argo,” which he directed, recently captured the Best Picture prize at the 2013 Oscars. He starred in the film and also appeared in the recent movies “To the Wonder” and “The Town,” which he also directed.