Was Jon Hamm Supposed to Be the Leading Man in ‘Gone Girl’?

Fun fact: Jon Hamm was allegedly supposed to be Ben Affleck in Gone Girl. Except Mad Men made that impossible.

According to a source for Page Six, Hamm could not take on the role of Nick Dunne because of his pesky contract with AMC that creator Matt Weiner would not change.

Jon Hamm Gone Girl

Credit: AMC

“Matt would not let Jon out of his contract to do Gone Girl. Jon was really upset about it at the time — and is still upset, because he’s thinking about the future of his career as Mad Men comes to a close,” a source squealed.

Another paid informant jumped in, adding that filming of the series conflicted with the movie’s shooting schedule.

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