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Is 'The Great Gatsby' A Triumph Or The Biggest Disappointment Of The Year So Far?

The Great Gatsby is often lauded as being one of the greatest stories told in modern times and one that has been incorporated by Hollywood studios to ensure bums on seats time after time, but...

Tobey Maguire 'Got Excited' About Playing Great Gatsby's Nick Carraway [Video]

Tobey Maguire says he was genuinely excited about playing Nick Carraway in Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, despite the intense pressure. "I was thrilled. It's certainly one of the great iconic American novels. I don't...

Carey Mulligan Discusses Her 'Daunting' Role In The Great Gatsby [Video]

In a brand new interview, Brit-actress Carey Mulligan discussed her latest role in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby. In it, she discusses how "daunting" the whole experience of...

Isla Fisher Didn't Say A Word In Gatsby Audition

Actress Isla Fisher won her role in director Baz Luhrmann's new adaptation of The Great Gatsby without saying a word.The Wedding Crashers star auditioned for the part of Tom Buchanan's mistress, Myrtle Wilson, and reveals...

"The Great Gatsby" May Just Be One Of 2013'S Best And Biggest

The upcoming release of the highly anticipated The Great Gatsby, due to hit theatres on May 10th and the Cannes Film Festival on the 15th, will see Carey Mulligan in what is arguably her first...

Gatsby, Iron Man 3 Or World War Z? Your Summer Movie Guide 2013

Summer's here! But forget about getting your beach towel ready or planning your trip around Europe, because you've got one hell of a movie season to negotiate. Movie fans around the United States lined up...

'The Great Gatsby' Could Be The Most Visually Stunning Movie In Years [Pictures]

Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby in The Great GatsbyBaz Luhrmann appears to have done it again. The Australian director has long been known for his visually arresting movies, Romeo...

Siberia Train Trip Inspired Baz Luhrmann To Make The Great Gatsby

Moviemaker Baz Luhrmann rediscovered literary treasure The Great Gatsby on a train trip through Siberia.The Australian director was on a "debriefing adventure" after wrapping 2001's Moulin Rouge! when he decided to listen to the audio...

Baz Luhrmann Suffered Head Injury On The Great Gatsby Set

Director Baz Luhrmann suffered a nasty head injury while filming The Great Gatsby after a crane holding up a 3D camera tipped and smacked him in the skull.The filmmaker faced a race against time to...

Cannes Jury Boasts Stellar Line-up Featuring Nicole Kidman And Ang Lee

This year’s Cannes jury boasts some high profile talent, spanning eight different nationalities. The Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman is perhaps the best known of the line-up and she will be joined by the Austrian actor...

Carey Mulligan On Her Great Gatsby Character, "She's Like A Kardashian"

Carey Mulligan beat out a slew of Hollywood's finest actresses to land the coveted role of Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann's hugely anticipated Great Gatsby movie. Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson and Michelle Williams had to...

Bajay Z Luhrmann Blames Rain For The Great Gatsby Delay

Baz Luhrmann has blamed bad weather for delaying the release of his new movie The Great Gatsby as heavy rain forced him to push back the filming schedule by several months.The big screen adaptation of...

Mitch Winehouse Appeals To Beyonce To Donate To Amy Winehouse Foundation

Mitch Winehouse has asked Beyonce to donate money to The Amy Winehouse Foundation.The late soul singer's father appeared far from impressed when he discovered Beyonce had teamed up with Andre 3000 on a cover of...

Beyonce For The Great Gatsby Soundtrack

Beyonce will be featured on 'The Great Gatsby' soundtrack.The singer-and-actress has collaborated with Andre 3000 on a cover of late singer Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' for Baz Luhrmann's opulent drama, which is based on...

The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Features Jazz And Hip-hop Hybrid Courtesy Of Jay Z

Does Jay Z ever find time to sleep? As if collaborating with Justin Timberlake, preparing for a joint tour (also with JT) and being daddy to Blue Ivy Carter wasn’t enough, it’s now been announced,...

The Great Gatsby Scheduled To Open Cannes Film Festival

Baz Luhrmann's Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan-staring re-boot of The Great Gatsby will open this year's Cannes Film Festival, the festival's organisers revealed yesterday (March 11), giving the movie a premiere fitting of the affluent...

"I'm A Little Drained" - Leonardo Dicaprio Taking A Break From Acting?

Leonardo DiCaprio might currently be enjoying the glory of Oscar-nominated Django Unchained. And he may shortly be hitting our screens in the highly anticipated Baz Luhrman adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Apparently, though, DiCaprio wants...

Leonardo Dicaprio Taking A Long Break

Leonardo DiCaprio is taking a ''long, long break'' from acting.The 'Django Unchained' star has admitted he is completely ''worn out'' after shooting three intense movies back-to-back and is planning to take a significant amount of...

Delayed Version Of The Great Gatsby Will Feature Jay Z Score

Jay Z and his producer The Bullitts are working on the musical score to The Great Gatsby.And they’d better get a move on because the film’s due out in May, after being delayed to ensure...

Is Jay Z Writing 'The Great Gatsby' Score?

Baz Luhrmann’s take on English literary classic The Great Gatsby is already spinning into the tens and tens of millions of dollars thanks to an ambitious aesthetic direction, a stellar cast of star names and...

The Great Gatsby Trailer No.2: Suave And Glitzy Effort From Baz Luhrmann

A Scene From Baz Luhrmann's Forthcoming 3-D Adaptation Of The Great GatsbyThe new trailer for The Great Gatsby has now emerged. Originally, Baz Luhrmann's glitzy take on F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel was intended for...

Lady Gaga & Prince Keen To Add Songs To The Great Gatsby Soundtrack

Lady Gaga and Prince are writing new songs for director Baz Luhrmann's new period piece blockbuster The Great Gatsby, according to one of his stars.Actress Adelaide Clemens let it slip in a recent interview that...

‘Les Miserables’ To Battle Tarantino’S Django Unchained On Christmas Day

Looks like Universal Pictures mean business. The studio has pushed the release of ‘Les Miserables’ from December 14, to December 25. Interestingly, the decision was made after Universal got the final cut from director Tom...

Leonardo Dicaprio Films 'Ilicit Sex Scenes' For Scorese Flick

Leonardo Dicaprio 's role in Martin Scorsese's 'Wolf of Wall Street' may be a little more risque than we first thought. DiCaprio plays Jordan Belfort - who ended up serving time in jail for offences...

The Great Gatsby's Release Date Pushed Back

'The Great Gatsby's release date has been pushed back to summer 2013. The Baz Luhrmann directed 3D movie - based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald's book and starring Leonardo DiCaprio as the titular Jay Gatsby...

The Great Gatsby Trailer: Does It Live Up To Expectations?

The new trailer for Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby has been released online and its star-studded vintage glamour has already caught the attention of film buffs the world over....

Leonardo Dicaprio Leasing Malibu Home

Leonardo DiCaprio is renting out one of his three Malibu estates for $150,000-a-month.Prospective tenants can lease the property belonging to the 'Shutter Island' star for six months or less.However the potential residents can hire the...

Mulligan's Great Gatsby Casting Caught On Camera

Carey Mulligan has a lasting memento of the moment she landed the leading lady role in The Great Gatsby - an onlooker snapped a photo of her stunned reaction as she received the casting news...

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