With David Fincher‘s take on Gillian Flynn‘s Gone Girl, starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck, set for a release next fall, an adaptation of the author’s sophomore novel recently finished production and today brings the first look. Dark Places, directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner (coming off the indie hit Sarah’s Key), brings together Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christina Hendricks and Drea de Matteo.
The story follows Theron as Libby Day, a woman who, at the age of 7, survives the massacre of her family and testifies against her brother as the murderer. Twenty-five years later, a group obsessed with solving notorious crimes confronts her with questions about the horrific event. Producers are currently stopping by American Film Market to screen the first footage and we imagine distribution should get snatched up quite quickly, making for two Flynn adaptations to hit theaters in 2014. As we await release news, check out the first still of Theron below.