Read the screenplay for Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’

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One of the best written screenplays of the year came from the author of the screenplay’s source material, Gillian Flynn and her adaptation of her own novel Gone Girl. David Fincher’s film has rekindled the same controversy and conversation the book first sparked, making a killing at the box office in the process. Any screenplay written by its own author is a serious contender for an Oscar, and as part of a For Your Consideration campaign, 20th Century Fox has made the screenplay publicly available as a PDF for online reading or download. Find it here, and you can also read our article that considers what we felt the film needed to get right about the book in order to be a success.






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