7 Reasons 'Gone Girl' Should Be on Your Radar

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The Jan. 17 issue of Entertainment Weekly may be the magazine's creepiest cover, but it's also one of the most exciting. The 2014 Preview highlights Gone Girl , David Fincher's adaptation of the 2012 bestselling novel by Gillian Flynn.

The iconic director of Fight Club and The Social Network shot the cover photo himself, which features Rosamund Pike apparently dead on a medical exam table as Ben Affleck curls himself around her. The unsettling image is the perfect preview for Gone Girl, and lets us start getting really excited about the film, which is set to be released on Oct. 3.

For anyone who hasn't read the book (and should start immediately), it tells the story of Nick and Amy Dunne, a couple whose already strained marriage is complicated by Amy's disappearance and Nick's possible involvement in it. Besides this awesomely dark cover, here's why you should be excited for the Gone Girl movie.

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