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.
The Great Gatsby’s Carey Mulligan on Auditioning with Leonardo DiCaprio: “We spent about an hour and a half together auditioning, and I loved it”
Carey Mulligan won the part of Daisy Buchanan over many of Hollywood’s most famous starlets. But the actress claims one of the best rewards was working with costar Leonardo DiCaprio
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.
Trailer: Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Carey Mulligan & Isla Fisher
In Theaters: December 25th
“I’ve been banging the drum for so long, I figure at some point it would all culminate into something, except that ironically it sort of feels like the opposite, in a way,” he said.