David Fincher, the American director best known for dark psychological thrillers like Se7en, The Social Network and Fight Club, is turning his attention to a new monster haunting the American imagination: “cancel culture”. Cancel culture has been the subject of fierce debate over the last half decade. Is cancel culture a comedian finding it harder to book gigs after being accused of sexual harassment? However, it seems unlikely that David Fincher will be making a prestige drama about the Tumblr call-out scene. It’s a troubling idea.