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“American Horror Story” star Lily Rabe is set to star in new chess-intensive flick “Pawn Sacrifice“, reports¬†Deadline. The fresh face is to star alongside Tobey Maguire and Liev Schreiber in the film about Bobby Fischer, perhaps the most famous chess player in history. The film follows Fischer (Maguire) as a pro-chess player during the Cold War while he prepares for an epic chess match with a Russian champion Boris Spassky (Schreiber). Rabe is to star as Fischer’s sister, Joan, in the film. Along with the starring role, Maguire is producingRead More
With a great cast, a classic tale and an incredible director, our excitement for the hotly anticipated 3D adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” has always been high. Over the last few months the excitement has really ramped up, thanks to images and trailers showcasing everything we love about director Baz Luhrmann, but today’s trailer really delivers – and now we can’t wait for it’s premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Huge fans of Luhrmann, we’re so pleased to see his trademark over-stylised direction, with lush coloursRead More
After being pushed back by six unexplained months, promo for Baz Luhrmann‘s 3D film “The Great Gatsby” is finally beginning – and to start us off Warners Bros have debuted five new gorgeous character posters. An adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, “The Great Gatsby”¬† follows narrator Nick Carraway, who is played by Tobey Maguire, during the rip-roaring 1920s. Carraway rents a house next door to a reclusive millionaire – Jay Gatsby played by Leonardo DiCaprio – who holds extravagent parties but is never seen. Carey Mulligan won theRead More
Our first look at one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year has arrived, and as with all of Baz Luhrmann’s films, “The Great Gatsby” is visually striking and stunning. Set in a sort of hyper reality doubling for 1920s New York, the costumes, set pieces and cinematography pop with color and hazy, blurry, glowy hints of magical realism. Carey Mulligan seems wholly transformed, looking and sounding unlike herself but like a quintessential 1920s society girl as Daisy Buchanan, coming face to face with old flame Jay Gatsby,Read More
Baz Luhrmann’s 3D adaptation of iconic 1920s New York classic “The Great Gatsby” has been filming in Australia for over a month now, and today we finally have our first look at leading lady Carey Mulligan on set and in costume as Daisy Buchanan, thanks to Just Jared. Joining her in the new photos and looking all fancied up and dapper are co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire, who play Jay Gatsby and Nick Carraway, respectively. Mulligan won the role of Daisy a full year ago after an extensive searchRead More
Baz Luhrmann continues his love affair with his native country with the casting of yet another Australian actor in his 3D adaptation of quintessentially New York novel “The Great Gatsby.” Variety reports newcomer Callan McAuliffe has been cast as the younger version of Leonardo DiCaprio’s mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby, joining a cast that also includes Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher and Tobey Maguire. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Roaring 1920’s set story follows Jay Gatsby and his undying yearning for the girl who got away, Daisy. She promised to wait forRead More
The cast of Baz Luhrmann’s new 3D adaptation of “The Great Gatsby” seems to be complete as Deadline reports Australian actor Joel Edgerton has signed on to play Tom Buchanan, the last of the major characters to be cast. Recently, Edgerton tested for the part along with British thesp Luke Evans. Tom is the boorish husband of the vain and manipulative Daisy, played by Carey Mulligan, who in turn is the object of longing for Leonardo DiCaprio’s reclusive millionaire Jay Gatsby. Tobey Maguire is Nick Carraway, the narrator of theRead More
After both losing out on the lead role in Tony Gilroy’s “The Bourne Legacy” (seriously, do these guys hate Jeremy Renner or what?), increasingly in demand rising stars Joel Edgerton and Luke Evans are going head to head once again for another high profile project. THR reports that Baz Luhrmann read both guys for the part of Tom Buchanan in his new all-star 3D adaptation of “The Great Gatsby”. The role had originally been offered to the much more famous Ben Affleck, but his scheduling couldn’t be worked around hisRead More
Zac Efron will star in “The Paperboy”, reports THR from Cannes, joining a cast that also includes Matthew McConaughey, Tobey Maguire and Sofia Vergara. Based on the 1995 novel by Peter Dexter, the film has been in development for over a decade by Dexter and Pedro Almodovar. Oscar nominated director Lee Daniels jumped on board early this year to make his follow-up to 2009’s Awards juggernaut “Precious”. The story follows a Miami Times reporter who returns to his hometown to investigate the murder of a local sheriff. Logically, McConaughey orRead More
When Australia’s Daily Telegraph newspaper named Elizabeth Debicki as one to watch this past January, they couldn’t have realized just how psychic they turned out to be. Deadline reports that the fresh faced newcomer, who doesn’t have a single screen credit to her name, has been personally tapped by director Baz Lurhmann to play Jordan Baker, golfer and love interest to Tobey Maguire’s Nick Carraway in a new 3D adaptation of “The Great Gatsby”. Debicki comes to the project straight from the Victorian College of the Arts, the same schoolRead More