Domestic Thrillers To The Screen

Gone Girl   Silent Wife   Before I Go To Sleep

The movie adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s mega-best seller, Gone Girl (RH/Crown, 2013) has just been announced for release on October 3rd next year. Directed by David Fincher, it stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Filming is currently under way in  Missouri.

The Husband's SecretSeveral other domestic thrillers based on books are in the works. It was recently announced that Nicole Kidman has bought the rights to The Silent Wife, by A. S. A. Harrison (Penguin original trade pbk, 6/25/13), a book that has often been compared to Gone Girl. She has just completed filming Before I Go To Sleep, (Harper, 2011) a novel by S.J. Watson about a woman who wakes each morning with no memory and a husband she doesn’t quite trust.

In addition, CBS Films recently optioned the movie rights to The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty (Penguin/Putnam/Einhorn, 7/30/13), another novel about a husband who isn’t what he seems.

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