There could be a Gone Girl sequel, reveals Gillian Flynn

The bestselling author says a second instalment of the blockbuster would revisit the Dunnes years later

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Gone Girl might be coming back. Gillian Flynn – author of the best-selling novel and screenwriter of David Fincher’s film adaptation – has said she’s open to another movie about one of fiction’s most dysfunctional couples, Nick and Amy Dunne.

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“There could be a sequel at some point if everyone is game to get the gang back together,” she told the New York Daily News. “It could be really fun a few years from now to pick it up and see what those crazy Dunnes are up to a few years down the road and if they got on — not well I don’t think.”

Gone Girl tells the story of Amy and Nick Dunne, a seemingly ordinary couple who turn out to be far from it. In Fincher’s film adaptation, Rosamund Pike played Amy and secured a Golden Globe nomination for her performance, while Ben Affleck took the role of Nick. 

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Flynn said that if she were to revisit the Dunnes, she’d want the same trio. “I would have to have the exact same people to do it — I would want Rosamund [Pike], Ben [Affleck] and [David] Fincher to do it.”