David Fincher Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


13th January 2015

Quote: "There could be a sequel at some point if everyone is game to get the gang back together. It'd be really fun a few years from now. We'd pick it up and see what those crazy people are up to and if they got on - not well I don't think. I would have to have the exact same people to do it. I would want Rosamund, Ben and Fincher." Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn wants a sequel to the movie adaptation of her hit book if she can get Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck and director David Fincher on board.


6th January 2015

Quote: "I told them to rehearse it for three days, as we're pumping five gallons of blood out of Desi's throat - 36 sheets, 450 gallons of blood and 36 pairs of underpants." Director David Fincher on perfecting the gory sex scene between Neil Patrick Harris and Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl.


29th September 2014

Quote: "I'm sure there are people who think I bite the heads off puppies. There's nothing I can do about that." Moviemaker David Fincher on his demanding, tough-as-nails reputation.


29th September 2014

Quote: "I learned that the way to be with Madonna was to follow her impetus, because the artist in a music video is not only the star but also the studio. I could say to Madonna, 'I need you to do it again. I need you to stop blinking. I need you to get your f**king chin down. And I need you to be better'." Director David Fincher on his dealings with Madonna on the set of her Vogue and Bad Girl videos.


29th September 2014

Fact: Director David Fincher lived two doors away from Star Wars mastermind George Lucas when he was growing up in northern California.


29th September 2014

Quote: "I've gotten into a lot of trouble talking about that. You do a lot of dumb s**t when you're 10 or 12." The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo director David Fincher wishes he had never revealed that he used to cover his sister's dolls with ketchup and hurl them onto the freeway near his home as a kid.


25th September 2014

Quote: "I know him very well... I wanted to cast him in Alien 3... though, in hindsight, if we had (worked together), we probably would never have spoken to each other after that... He's an incredibly thoughtful guy. I see him from time to time, but I haven't seen him in a while." David Fincher on his relationship with his ex-wife Donya Fiorentino's ex-husband Gary Oldman.


27th August 2014

Fact: The Social Network director David Fincher will discuss his career in filmmaking during a retrospective held by the officials at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in London. His onstage interview, titled Bafta A Life in Pictures, will take place on 19 September (14). Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman and Martin Scorsese have previously taken part in the question and answer series.


10th January 2014

Fact: Moviemaker David Fincher shot the cover for the new Entertainment Weekly as part of an on-set expose of his new film Gone Girl. The eerie photo shows Ben Affleck curled up next to his dead movie wife Rosamund Pike in a morgue.


11th July 2013

Fact: .Ben Affleck is reportedly in talks to lead the cast of David Fincher's movie adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestseller Gone Girl. Flynn's tale revolves around a missing woman and her husband, who emerges as the prime suspect in her disappearance.


10th July 2013

Fact: Actress Rooney Mara has reteamed with her The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and The Social Network director David Fincher for a new perfume ad. The filmmaker shot Mara in black and white for Calvin Klein's Downtown campaign, which debuted online on Tuesday (09Jul13).


1st February 2013

Fact: Moviemaker David Fincher has signed up to direct Justin Timberlake's official video for his comeback single Suit & Tie. The pair became friends when the pop star-turned-actor portrayed Napster boss Sean Parker in Fincher's The Social Network.


12th November 2011

Quote: "She looks like one of those dirty homeless kids you see on Hollywood Boulevard (in Los Angeles). They don't make a lot of eye contact. They're kind of... trash. This character is like a porcupine - 'Don't touch me, don't f**k with me!'" Moviemaker David Fincher on creating his Lisbeth Salander character in the upcoming The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo remake.


11th November 2011

Quote: "I told Rooney, 'You're going to be emaciated, you have to be naked, you have to get raped, get pierced, smoke cigarettes, ride a motorcycle. I need you to really concentrate and tell me this is something you want.'" Filmmaker David Fincher ensured his leading lady Rooney Mara was ready for her challenging role in the much-anticipated The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.


11th November 2011

Quote: "There's too much anal rape." Moviemaker David Fincher is convinced his dark The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo adaptation is too extreme to win a Best Picture Oscar.


18th October 2011

Quote: "She's a weirdo. She's a great weirdo." Director David Fincher on his Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star Rooney Mara.


3rd March 2011

Fact: The Social Network director David Fincher is to reteam with his Seven villain Kevin Spacey for a new TV drama. Oscar winner Spacey will reportedly play a ruthless politician in a pilot for a U.S. remake of hit British mini-series House of Cards, which Fincher will direct.


24th June 2009

Fact: Director David Fincher is preparing to bring Facebook to the big screen with a movie documenting the formation of the social networking website. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button filmmaker is in negotiations with Columbia Pictures bosses to tell how Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg turned the networking platform from nothing to a website with more than 200 million members.


14th May 2007

Quote: "She's so sexy and human. Or maybe that's just Helen Mirren. I find her (Helen Mirren) sexy even in The Queen. Anyone who can handle a Range Rover like that knows what they're doing." British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has conquered ZODIAC director David Fincher's heart.


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