Rosamund Pike all set to Star in David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

As per latest reports from Hollywood, Rosamund Pike has been offered and is expected to accept the lead role opposite Ben Affleck in the 20th Century Fox mystery thriller Gone Girl. Neil Patrick Harris and Tyler Perry are being eyed for supporting roles.

Pike will play a wife who goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, as her husband (Affleck) becomes the prime suspect. Much of the story is told in flashbacks. Reportedly, the British actress, who recently starred opposite Tom Cruise in Jack Reacher; landed the role, for which a number of actresses including Charlize Theron, Natalie Portman and Emily Blunt were front-runners. The buzz is that even, Abbie Cornish and Olivia Wilde were considered.
The film is set to go into production in September.
Pike recently shot the dramedy A Long Way Down opposite Aaron Paul. The busy actress' upcoming films also include Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin's What We Did on Our Holiday.