Luckily, Coon got accustomed to being in front of the camera and landed the back-to-back roles, playing Ben Affleck's sister in the David Fincher adaptation of Gone Girl and starring alongside Justin Theroux in Damon Lindelof's TV adaptation of Tom Perrotta’s novel about the disappearance of two percent of the world’s population.
For her part, Coon has seemingly dug deep to bring Nora to life onscreen. The character is a complex loner that is first seen hiring a hooker to shoot a gun at her bulletproof-covered chest and later finds hope as an adoptive mother of an abandoned child. Season two see her attempting to play house with Justin Theroux's character as the two move their joined family to Texas, seeking a new life away from their troubled past.
"One of the reasons I love our show is because of the strong women and because of the myriad of things we're asked to execute on the show, and the skills we get to demonstrate," Coon adds. "It's gratifying."