In what will likely be one of the fall's most buzzed-about films, Gone Girl hits theaters October 3rd.
Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl's Amy Dunne, recently became one of the latest stars to speak out about the film when she landed the cover of W Magazine.
As a fan of the book, Pike looks exactly like the Amy Dunne in my mind. EXACTLY.
Pike reportedly beat out stars like Charlize Theron and Natalie Portman in the dark and sinister role of Amy, a city girl whose marriage begins to crumble when she follows her writer-husband home to Missouri after losing his job.
David Fincher made an excellent choice in going with a star previously known for her work as a supporting actress because that just helps to add mystery to the character.
"I liked that people didn't immediately know who Rosamund was," Fincher stated. "I'd always liked Rosamund in movies, but I didn't really know her. That made her very interesting."
What did Pike do when she learned she'd landed the coveted role?
Apparently, she jumped up and down in the rain, and while she no longer has the image, she says her face looks both "happy and thoroughly daunted."
"The whole ‘You got the best gig in years' scenario gives me the creeps!"
Does Pike have what it takes to convince audiences that she's Amy Dunne? She thinks so, and she's going to do her best to prove it.
"I do remember saying to David, ‘I know you know I have this character in me; you zeroed in on me for good reason,'" Pike told W Magazine.
"With David Fincher, it's like being X-rayed—he sees things that you may not want anyone to see. Now I have to prove him right—I have to show the world that I'm as dark as he thinks I am."
We can't wait to see how she does!