More cast members have been added to the upcoming film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel “Gone Girl.”
Actors Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike had already come aboard as married couple Nick and Amy Dunne, but now others are linked to the project. According to the website IndieWire, “How I Met Your Mother” actor Neil Patrick Harris is on board to portray Amy’s ex-boyfriend Desi Collins, while Tyler Perry of “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas” will portray Nick’s lawyer Tanner Bolt. In addition, “The Artist” actress Missi Pyle will portray TV host Ellen Abbott and “Almost Famous” actor Patrick Fugit will play one of the detectives assigned to the case of Amy’s disappearance.
“Girl” is set to be released this October.