First Look: Ben Affleck in Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

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The highly anticipated Gone Girl book-turned-movie finally revealed a first look at Ben Affleck in the coveted lead role.

The film's studio 20th Century Fox tweeted a movie still from the upcoming drama thriller, showing Affleck as Nick Dunne, the husband to a missing woman. Gone Girl is adapted from the wildly popular novel of the same name by author Gillian Flynn. Affleck's character becomes a murder suspect after his wife, played by Rosamund Pike (Pride & Prejudice), goes mysteriously missing. 

The film is headed up by acclaimed auteur David Fincher, whose work includes Fight Club, The Social Network, and another popular book-turned-movie,The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Fincher also worked with Flynn on the screenplay.

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What do you think of this first look? Do you think Affleck is right for the role?

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