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Baz Luhrmann: 'It Is Hard Convincing Leonardo Dicaprio To Star In A Film'

The filmmaker first worked with Leonardo in 1996 and wanted to reunite with him for another project. However, he knew convincing the 41-year-old to appear in 2013's The Great Gatsby remake wouldn't be...

Model Gemma Ward Confirms Second Pregnancy

Gemma's partner David Letts hinted that the catwalk beauty was pregnant by sharing a sonogram picture on Instagram last week (ends17Jul16) and Gemma confirmed the news by sharing a video of her baby...

Baz Luhrmann Saddened Prince Collaboration Didn't Work Out

The filmmaker reportedly recruited Prince to work on the soundtrack to his period drama, but when the movie was released in 2013, the Kiss star's vocals were nowhere to be found. Now...

Carey Mulligan Refused To Exercise After Birth

The Great Gatsby star welcomed a daughter named Evelyn with her rocker husband Marcus Mumford in September (15), and she has now revealed she had no intention of adopting a gruelling diet and...

Carey Mulligan Gained Weight On Movie Role Diet

The film centres upon the early feminist movement and The Great Gatsby star explains she needed to appear gaunt in a scene, in which her character stages a hunger strike protest. Mulligan...

Carey Mulligan Gets Suffragette Tattoo

The Great Gatsby star plays women's rights campaigner Maud Watts in the film, which charts the fight for females to be given the right to vote in 20th Century Britain. She was...

Carey Mulligan Confirms Birth

The Great Gatsby star delivered her first child with her rocker husband Marcus Mumford last month (Sep15). She has not made her daughter's name public. Mulligan was rumoured to be pregnant earlier...

Elizabeth Debicki To Receive Breakthrough Honour

The star, who has enjoyed Hollywood roles in The Great Gatsby and The Man From U.N.C.L.E., will be handed the prestigious honour at the upcoming event in Los Angeles. She will share...

Joel Edgerton Pranked By Radio Hosts

The Great Gatsby star was stunned when radio duo Hamish Blake and Andy Lee handed him a timepiece worth around $35,456 (£22,160), declaring, "What the f**k is that? Are you serious?... You got...

Joel Edgerton Turned To His Brother For Help With Directorial Debut

The Great Gatsby star served as writer, director, actor and producer on the new thriller, and he admits he had his work cut out for him as he embarked on the ambitious project...

Musical Show Honouring Baz Luhrmann Films Lands Las Vegas Residency

Bosses at Cirque du Soleil and theatre company For The Record have developed For The Record: BAZ, which features reworked sequences from the filmmaker's movies Moulin Rouge!, The Great Gatsby and William Shakespeare's...

Carey Mulligan Injured Onstage During Broadway Opening

The Great Gatsby star has taken her West End show to the Big Apple and it opened to rave reviews last week (ends05Apr15). However, Mulligan reveals her big night was ruined by...

Carey Mulligan Knocked Herself Out Dancing In The Great Gatsby

The British star, who is married to folk rocker Marcus Mumford, has shown off her moves in films like An Education and The Great Gatsby, but she reveals her footwork is far from...

Guy Pearce To Play F. Scott Fitzgerald In Genius

Guy Pearce is set to tackle the role of The Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald opposite British actor Dominic West as Ernest Hemingway in new movie Genius.Theatre director Michael Grandage will make his feature...

Uncensored F. Scott Fitzgerald Works To Be Published After 80 Years

Uncensored versions of works by The Great Gatsby writer F. Scott Fitzgerald are to be published for the first time in 80 years.Fitzgerald's fourth collection of short stories, Taps at Reveille, was heavily edited when...

Stars Support Baz Luhrmann At Strictly Ballroom Premiere

Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby star Joel Edgerton and pop singer Kylie Minogue were among the famous faces who supported the director at the world premiere of his Strictly Ballroom stage show.The moviemaker has transformed...

Her, Gravity And The Great Gatsby Triumph At Art Directors Guild Awards

Oscar-nominated sci-fi movies Her and Gravity and period drama The Great Gatsby were among the big winners at the Art Directors Guild Awards on Saturday night (08Feb14).Joaquin Phoenix's film was honoured for its production design...

The Great Gatsby Leads Oscars Best Song List With Five Hopefuls

Songs from films as diverse as All Is Lost, Austenland, Frozen, The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug and The Great Gatsby have the chance to make Oscars history next year (14) after making it to...

Carey Mulligan Unprepared For Queen Meeting

The Great Gatsby star Carey Mulligan was so unprepared for her April (13) meeting with the Queen of England, she needed to borrow an emergency safety pin to keep the hem of her dress up.The...

The Great Gatsby Leads Aussie Oscars Nominations

The Great Gatsby looks set to dominate the third annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards next month (Jan14) after landing 14 nominations, including Best Film.Aussie director Baz Luhrmann's film failed to live...

The Great Gatsby Leads Aacta Awards Nominations

Baz Luhrmann's big budget re-imagining of The Great Gatsby looks set to dominate the upcoming Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards after scoring a massive 14 nominations.The movie version of F. Scott...

Baz Luhrmann Scrambles To Release The Great Gatsby In China

Chinese censors have given filmmaker Baz Luhrmann the green light to open his latest movie The Great Gatsby in the nation's theatres after realising it's largely an Australian film.The director admits he has been handed...

Imogen Stubbs Irritated By Mumbling Stars Of The Great Gatsby

British actress Imogen Stubbs has accused the stars of The Great Gatsby of ruining the dialogue of Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic by mumbling and "garbling" their lines.The Jack &...

Bryan Ferry Records Amy Winehouse Cover For Baz Luhrmann's New Album

Former Roxy Music star Bryan Ferry has recorded a cover of Amy Winehouse's Back To Black for director Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby soundtrack sequel.Ferry reworked the late singer's classic track with his Bryan Ferry...

Baz Luhrmann To Be Honoured With Luchino Visconti Award

The Great Gatsby director Baz Luhrmann is set to be honoured in Italy next month (Jul13) with a special award named after celebrated local filmmaker Luchino Visconti.The 50 year old will be feted at the...

Star Falls Off Stage At Great Gatsby Premiere Party

The Great Gatsby star Iota suffered a suspected broken arm after falling off stage during his performance at a party following the film's premiere in Sydney, Australia this week (beg20May13).The Australian singer/actor, who plays Trimalchio...

Leonardo Dicaprio Pulls Out Of Sydney Premiere

LEONARDO DiCaprio was forced to skip the Australian premiere of his new movie The Great Gatsby to tend to a personal matter, according to the film's director.The Titanic actor plays the title role in Baz...

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...

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...

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