David Fincher for Pawn Sacrifice March 15, 2010 David Fincher gathers his pawns… David Fincher will next direct the’ chess drama Pawn Sacrifice. The film is the life story of American chess icon Bobby Fischer leading up to his historic world championship match against Boris Spassky. Dirty Pretty Things scribe Steven Knight penned the project. Tobey Maguire is producing. Fincher may also direct a remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo for producer Scott Rudin.