‘Gone Girl’ Actor Ben Affleck & Director David Fincher Teaming Up for ‘Strangers on a Train’ Remake

By Rochelle Paula Carino | 2 years ago
‘Gone Girl’ Actor Ben Affleck & Director David Fincher Teaming Up for ‘Strangers on a Train’ Remake

Warner Bros. handpicked Ben Affleck and David Fincher to work together once more in the same production for the remake of “Strangers on a Train,” another mystery-thriller film that could possibly boggle the minds of its viewers. Read on to know more about the details of this scoop.

The success of the mystery, thriller, mind-boggling film that is “Gone Girl” etched a success in the profiles of actor Ben Affleck and director David Fincher. Now, when you’re a duo that managed to highlight the film and to make their actress, Rosamund Pike, shine towards the limelight, it’s only normal that you would reteam for another film narrative that’s close to the original. The duo is set to create another thriller that is based on the 1951 Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece “Strangers on a Train.”


According to Variety, Warner Bros. pulled out their sources in putting the “Gone Girl” duo, actor Ben Affleck and helmsman David Fincher, once more for another thrilling production in the remake of a classic Alfred Hitchcock output “Stangers in a Train.” Just recently, the studios tapped another “Gone Girl” alum, the author herself Gillian Flynn, to create the screenplay.

“Strangers on a Train” is based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith and follows the story of a movie star going on an Oscar campaign who gets caught in a plane breakdown. The superstar then gets a ride to LA by another rich stranger. Based on the original storyline, the plot revolves around two individuals that met on a train and discussed the idea of carrying out the crime of exchanged murder, of which the two decided to carry out.

According to The Wrap, Warner Bros. are putting this project to priority because of the trio’s most recent association to success. The studio basically aims to land another cinematic phenomenon that “Gone Girl” turned out to be. Thus, audience can expect a contemporary setting with a twist on this one. “Strangers on a Train” will be produced by Jon Berg.

That concludes our scoop regarding Ben Affleck and David Fincher’s new movie project. Continue to visit Movie News Guide (MNG) for more updates on upcoming films.

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