Fincher eyes up Panic Attack

Fresh from making the world’s most unnecessary remake in Girl With A Dragon Tattoo, David Fincher is already thinking about another project, Panic Attack.

Despite being linked with the next Millenium Trilogy films, being associated with the Angelina Jolie-led Cleopatra and an adaptation of 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, Fincher seems to be keeping his options open by looking towards this novel adaptation.

Panic Attack is based on a novel by Jason Starr and concerns a New York psychiatrist that murders an intruder and must deal with his angry, stalker friend, Johnny Long, whilst getting caught up in a media frenzy.

Described by Starr as both a “compelling anti-hero” and a “Ripley-esque psychopath”, Long, and Panic Attack in general, look like prime Fincher material. And, come on, it’s far more exciting than continuing to remake a trilogy of films that everyone saw within the last year. We approve!

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