Austin Butler speaks about landing the role and how becoming Elvis became something of an obsession for him during the audition process.
The next time I interview for a job I’m not going to say anything. I don’t mean I won’t say anything of substance, I’m literally not going to say anything at all. Not a word.
Leonardo DiCaprio on ‘The Great Gatsby’: “It’s intimidating … because you’re almost setting yourself up for disaster”
I’m feeling incredibly ambivalent about Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby because it is adapted from my all-time favorite book. While I’m happy to see the book get even more recognition, I’m not crazy about the cast, the soundtrack (I didn’t know there was so much hip hop in the 1920s), that it was shot half a world away from where it takes place, and the simple fact that no adaptation of The Great Gatsby has ever been able to capture the wild spirit of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel.
Australian director Baz Luhrmann is behind one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year—the latest adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.
Carey Mulligan on Auditioning for ‘The Great Gatsby’ and How “Acting is No Longer the Focus” of Her Life
One of the greatest achievements in Carey Mulligan’s career (perhaps even more than being nominated for an Oscar for An Education) was when she landed the part of Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby.