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Mia Farrow Praises Gatsby Remake

Mia Farrow has heaped praise on director Baz Luhrmann for putting an original spin on The Great Gatsby, insisting her previous movie version was "weighed down" by comparisons to the book.The actress appeared in a...

Carey Mulligan Sealed Gatsby Role With A Kiss

Carey Mulligan bagged a role in Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby by giving LEONARDO DiCaprio a surprise kiss during her audition.The Australian filmmaker recruited leading man DiCaprio to help pick an actress to play Jay...

Baz Luhrmann Opens Up About Depression

Director Baz Luhrmann suffers from crippling bouts of depression.The Moulin Rouge! moviemaker has opened up about his struggles in a new interview, revealing he has suffered a handful of intensely dark periods. He tells...

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...

Isla Fisher Wanted To Steal Costumes

Isla Fisher tried to steal 'The Great Gatsby' costumes.The 37-year-old actress and her co-star Carey Mulligan were so obsessed with the 1920s vintage dresses they sported for Baz Luhrmann's new film that they attempted to...

Great Gatsby Costumes To Be Displayed

Costumes from 'The Great Gatsby' go on display in London today (18.04.13).Menswear brand Brooks Brothers have collaborated with the movie's costume designer Catherine Martin for the exhibition, which will see 20 pieces worn by cast...

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,...

Leonardo Dicaprio Introduced Jay-z To Baz Luhrmann

Leonardo DiCaprio introduced Baz Luhrmann to Jay-Z for 'The Great Gatsby' score.The 38-year-old actor - who plays the titular role in the big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel - brought the two...

The Great Gatsby To Open Cannes Film Festival

'The Great Gatsby' will open Cannes Film Festival.Baz Luhrmann's lavish period drama - starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan - will kick off the 66th annual movie gala in Cannes, southern France on May 15.The...

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...

Jay-z To Score The Great Gatsby

Jay-Z will score 'The Great Gatsby'.The iconic rapper - real name Sean Carter - has teamed up with music producer The Bullitts to produce several tracks for the soundtrack of the Baz Luhrmann-directed period drama...

Jay-jay Z Creating Score For The Great Gatsby

Rapper Jay Z is creating the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's upcoming adaptation of The Great Gatsby, according to The Bullitts star Jeymes Samuel.The 99 Problems star has been making music for the highly-anticipated 2013 movie,...

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...

Claire Danes' Husband Is Her 'Best Friend'

Clare Danes says her husband is her best friend.The 'Homeland' actress married actor Hugh Dancy in 2009 after meeting him on the set of 2007 film 'Evening' and she couldn't be more happier with her...

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...

Tobey Maguire Joins Z For Zachariah

Tobey Maguire will star as a rugged scientist in forthcoming movie 'Z for Zachariah'. The 37-year-old actor - who is best known for his role as the titular character in the 'Spider-Man' trilogy from 2002...

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...

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