NEW CASTING CALLS: 20th Century Fox thriller feature film ‘Gone Girl’ starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike

Gone Girl Auditions and Casting Calls

“Gone Girl” will film in Los Angeles and Missouri starting October, 2013.
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Update 9-17-2013: Three new open casting calls are now scheduled for extras available to work in the Cape Girardeau and Scott county areas of Southeast Missouri. Details below. Film Crew email submission details are also now available below.

Reese Witherspoon’s production company Pacific Standard and New Regency are in pre-production on the 20th Century Fox thriller feature film ‘Gone Girl’ based on the novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn. The Primetime Emmy Award nominated casting director is holding auditions in Los Angeles for lead roles, supporting roles, and day players. The photo-doubles and stand-ins for the principal actors, as well as general extras and featured background actors will be cast throughout production. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles and Missouri from mid-October, 2013 through February, 2014.

“Gone Girl” centers on Nick and Amy Dunne. On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, on Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary, Amy disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media – as well as Amy’s fiercely doting parents – Nick parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he’s definitely bitter, but is he really a killer? As the cops close in, every couple in town is soon wondering how well they know the one that they love. With his twin sister, Margo, at his side, Nick stands by his innocence.

Starring in “Gone Girl” is two-time Academy Award winner Ben Affleck playing the role of Nick Dunne. Since winning his Oscar for “Argo”, Affleck has been busy acting. He recently played the role of Ivan Block in the 20th Century Fox film “Runner Runner” starring opposite Gemma Arterton and Justin Timberlake. He will also be producer/writer/director/actor on the upcoming Warner Bros. feature film “Live by Night”. Also starring in “Gone Girl” is British Independent Film Awards winner Rosamund Pike in the role of Amy Dunne. Pike came into notoriety when she played Bond girl Miranda Frost in “Die Another Day”. She currently has four films in post-production – “A Long Way Down” with Aaron Paul, “What We Did on Our Holiday” with David Tennant, “Return to Sender” with Rumor Willis, and “Hector and the Search for Happiness” with Simon Pegg.

Two-time Academy Award nominee David Fincher will direct “Gone Girl” from a screenplay written by Gillian Flynn, which she adapted from her own novel. Fincher earned his Oscar nods in the Best Director category for “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and his 2010 film “The Social Network”. Other notable directorial credits include “Se7en,” “The Game,” “Panic Room,” and “Zodiac”. Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon will produce “Gone Girl” under the banner of her production company Pacific Standard. Also producing is Pacific Standard’s Bruna Papandrea along with Saturn Award nominee Leslie Dixon. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation will handle domestic distribution.

“Gone Girl” Missouri Open Casting Call Details

The following is needed for scenes to be filmed in the Cape Girardeau and Scott county areas of Southeast Missouri:

Men & women (30 yrs +). All types.

Thursday, Sept. 19
Time: 4pm – 8pm (drop-in anytime during these hours)
Location: Rose Theatre @ Southeast Missouri State University
(corner of Pacific & Watkins)
Parking available next to the Theatre.

Friday, Sept. 20
Time: 11am – 5pm (drop-in anytime during these hours)
Location: West Park Mall
3049 William Street
Use the main mall entrance & follow signs ‘Gone Girl Extras Casting’

Saturday, Sept. 21
Time: 10am – 3pm (drop-in anytime during these hours)
Location: Rose Theatre @ Southeast Missouri State University
(corner of Pacific & Watkins)
Parking available next to the Theatre.

If you can not attend the open casting calls and are available to work as a local hire in Missouri, you can apply via email:

• First download the following form and fill it out:

Gone Girl Extras Application

• Take a photo of yourself

• Email photo & application to:

[email protected]

All talent must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

The 2013 Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide eBook includes the following information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in the United States:

• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• USA Immigration Work Permit Information
• USA Non-Immigrant Visa Application

In addition to the following Actors Resources:

• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Casting Directors List
• Extras Casting Directors List
• Talent Agents List
• General Talent Agent Information
• Acting Classes List
• Acting Classes for Young Actors
• Headshot Photographers List
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• Miscellaneous Resources
• Actors Unions
• PDF Users Guides

The 2013 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Casting Completed.

Extras Casting

Los Angles:

Sande Alessi Casting
13731 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423


Annie Hamilton
Hamilton Casting Company
2828 N. Speer Blvd.
Denver, CO 80211

Film Crew


Experienced film crew members and production staff located in Missouri can email resumes to:

[email protected]

In the subject line of your email, please indicate that it is a Crew resume and the department you are seeking to work in. For example, “Crew – Camera Department”.

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Gone Girl Production Office
5620 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Pacific Standard
9720 Wilshire Blvd.
Fourth Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

No. 13
5620 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90405

New Regency
10201 W. Pico Blvd.
Building 12
Los Angeles, CA 90035

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
10201 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035


Reese Witherspoon
Bruna Papandrea
Leslie Dixon


David Fincher


Ben Affleck – Nick Dunne
Rosamund Pike – Amy Dunne


A woman mysteriously disappears on the day of her wedding anniversary.


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