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Rosamund Pike's Gone Girl Character Inspired By Late Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy

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Rosamund Pike is all excited after her performance as Amy Dunne in Gone Girl has won all the critics and fans' hearts. The actress who welcomed her second child a month ago entered the award season as well for her performance in the thriller drama.

New mom, Rosamund Pike is back to work and is seen gracing the February issue cover of Vanity Fair a month after delivery. She is looking gorgeous and in her pre-pregnancy figure.

Interestingly, Rosamund Pike has spoke about her character, Amy Dunne in Gone Girl and what inspired her to play the role to perfection. She revealed that she was attempting to emulate the late Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy's aloofness for Gone Girl.

Rosamund Pike's Gone Girl Character Inspired By Late Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy

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In the interview for the magazine, the 35-year-old actress told that Gone Girl's director, David Fincher, encouraged her to base her character (Amy Dunne) on the late Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy. She prepared a lot to get the aloof quality of the wife of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. on the big screen.

Fincher told Vanity Fair, "I had these images of before and after-of Carolyn as an 18-year-old and as a 20-year-old, the notion of someone self-made. She crafted herself, she re-invented herself, and invented that persona. That's where I began."

Rosamund Pike Vanity Fair

Courtesy: Vanity Fair

Rosamund revealed, "I ordered old copies of the Vanity Fair in which she appeared on the cover. I scoured the Internet for any footage of her or, even better, any interviews or recordings which captured her voice. ' And I realised that David had basically given me a cipher to study. There are countless photographs of Bessette...but I could find nothing of her in her own words. And I thought, Well, maybe that's fine. Amy, as she wants to be seen, should be created from outside in."

Bessette-Kennedy, her husband and sister died in a plane crash in 1999.

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