Any potentially-next Fincher is good news. And likewise within days we should be hearing a Mouse-House decision on Fincher's "20,000 Leagues" project, which, with all talent and Fincher trustees already involved, still counts among my most highly anticipated. And who knows, maybe Fincher's interest in 'Gone Girl' is a way of playing a strong hand against Disney, upping scheduling pressures and all. Either way, I hope we'll have definitive Fincher production green-lit soon. Good early 2013 news that would be.
Thanks to everyone mailing me on this!
Two reports on 'Gone Girl':