Director David Fincher is making the most of his collaborative relationship with media network giant HBO – with two major projects in the works. Comedy series Videosynchrazy has halted production, leading to progression on Finchers’ remake of 2013 UK TV show Utopia.
Utopia surrounds a group of people that are brought together by the events depicted in a graphic novel, and find themselves being tracked down by an organisation named ‘The Network’. Fincher is set to direct the first season of the remake, with Gillian Flynn (author of novel Gone Girl) writing the scripts.
As to cast rumours, A tweet was posted by The Wrap’s Jeff Sneider stating that The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo star Rooney Mara was in talks for the title role – but with limited information on the character that she would be playing. No further information about production has been released as of yet.