Fincher to Helm Zodiac

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David Fincher has now officially signed on to helm the Zodiac starring Mark Ruffalo. Right now Zodiac is in pre-production and in September it is expected to shift into production. The film wiil begin shooting in San Fransico where the Zodiac Killer was operating, and will also shoot in Los Angeles.

Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr, and Anthony Edwards will also star in "Zodiac". Gyllenhaal will play Robert Graysmith, the journalist and author of the two books, "Zodiac" and "Zodiac Unmasked," upon which the film is based. Downey will play fellow reporter Paul Avery, and Ruffalo would play the San Francisco homicide inspector in charge of the case.

The books tell the tale of the real life serial killer who was appropriately named "The Zodiac Killer". He ravaged San Francisco for 25 years and than he just disappeared. Graysmith and Avery use to work at the San Francisco Chronicle, where "The Zodiac Killer" would send letters taunting the police and the media. 

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