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Baz Luhrmann Supports Lindsay Lohan

Baz Luhrmann is praying for Lindsay Lohan.The 'Great Gatsby' director thinks the 26-year-old actress, who is currently in the midst of a 90 day court-ordered stint in rehab after pleading no contest to lying to...

Carey Mulligan Dreamed Of Acting With Leonardo Dicaprio

Carey Mulligan always wanted to act alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.The 27-year-old actress and Hollywood actor portray Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby in Baz Luhrman's big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's iconic novel and Carey admits rather...

Carey Mulligan Intimidated By Gatsby Role

Carey Mulligan found playing Daisy Buchanan ''intimidating''. The blonde beauty portrays the wealthy socialite in Baz Luhrmann's big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' and viewed the role as a ''departure'' from her...

Baz Luhrmann Rues Harry Potter Snub

Moviemaker Baz Luhrmann has branded himself an "idiot" for turning down the chance to direct the Harry Potter films in favour of shooting movie musical Moulin Rouge!The Australian director was contacted by producers of the...

Screw The Reviews, F Scott Fitzgerald's Granddaughter "Loves" Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby

Stuff what the critics are saying, if you’re pleasing the granddaughter of the person who wrote the original novel then your film’s a-ok. That’s what Baz Luhrmann will be clinging on to (well, that and...

Great Gatsby Gets Mixed Response At Cannes

'The Great Gatsby' got a mixed reaction at Cannes Film Festival last night (15.05.13).Baz Luhrmann's opulent drama - which is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel of the same name - opened the 66th...

Stars Come Out For Great Gatsby Party

Warner Bros. threw a 'Great Gatsby' inspired party at Cannes Film Festival last night (15.05.13).The movie studio celebrated its latest film opening the prestigious 66th annual film gala in France by throwing an after-party not...

Noah And The Whale's New Album Signifies 'End Of Adolescence'

Noah and the Whale's 'Heart of Nowhere' signifies ''the end of adolescence''.The London band recently released their fourth album and frontman Charlie Fink believes the new record is a big ''transition'' for them which ''connects''...

Baz Luhrmann Receives Great Gatsby Author's Approval From Beyond The Grave

Baz Luhrmann got an uplifting boost for his latest movie adaptation The Great Gatsby when he received the approval of the novel's author F. Scott Fitzgerald from beyond the grave.The moviemaker was stunned when an...

Baz Luhrmann Dismisses Negative Gatsby Reviews Ahead Of Cannes Premiere

Director Baz Luhrmann has brushed off the harsh reviews of his new adaptation of The Great Gatsby as he prepares to unveil the 1920s drama at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival in France.The star-studded adaptation...

Great Gatsby Opens Cannes Film Festival

In advance of tonight's (Wednesday) screening of The Great Gatsby, which opens this year's edition of the Cannes Film Festival, an overflow crowd of reporters gathered for a press conference for the filmmakers, with Leonardo...

Cannes Jury Deliberations Will Be 'Heated'

Stephen Frears says the Cannes Film Festival jury's deliberations are ''heated''.The filmmaker headed the prestigious award ceremony's panel of jurors in 2007 - when the top Palme d'Or prize went to Romanian film '4 Months,...

The Great Gatsby To Kick Off Cannes

'The Great Gatsby' will launch Cannes Film Festival tonight (15.05.13).Baz Luhrmann's opulent drama based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's popular novel will officially launch the 66th annual film gala this evening and A-list stars from around...

Jay-z 'Nailed' Great Gatsby Soundtrack

Jay-Z ''nailed'' 'The Great Gatsby' soundtrack, according to Baz Luhrmann.The rapper put his own modern twist on the score for the big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic tale, and the film's director believes...

Baz Luhrmann's 50 Shades Of Pink

Baz Luhrmann wore Jay Gatsby's suits as preparation for 'The Great Gatsby'.The director was keen to embody the character before taking on the latest big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel in order to get...

Carey Mulligan Not A Beautiful Character?

Carey Mulligan never aimed to play ''beautiful'' characters.The 27-year-old portrays Daisy Buchanan in the big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' and found herself in awe of the stunning costumes.She said: ''I've never...

Baz Luhrmann Turned Old School Into Gatsby's Pad

Baz Luhrmann turned his old school in Australia into Jay Gatsby's lavish home in his new movie The Great Gatsby.The moviemaker took over the Cardinal's Palace at his former Catholic boys school for the ambitious...

Gatsby Takes On Iron Man

Online ticket sellers Fandango may be reporting that The Great Gatsby is driving 65 percent of its weekend ticket sales, but box-office forecasters figure that it won't come close to unseating Iron Man 3 from...

Movie Reviews: The Great Gatsby

Throughout the week, reports spread that initial reviews of The Great Gatsby were far from great. One website, TheBusinessInsider.com, even headlined, 'The Great Gatsby' Could Be The Biggest Disappointment Of The Year. But in fact,...

It Seems Women Could Rescue Baz Luhrmann’S ‘The Great Gatsby’

This wasn’t in the script. Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic tale of the roaring twenties, The Great Gatsby, was one of the most anticipated movies of the year. With a huge budget,...

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...

Miuccia Prada's 'Fascinating' Great Gatsby Transformation

Miuccia Prada was ''really fascinated'' so many of her Prada dresses were easily adapted for 'The Great Gatsby'. The Italian fashion designer transformed 40 garments from the Prada and Miu Miu archives for the forthcoming...

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...

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