Carey Mulligan On ‘The Great Gatsby’: Actress Reveals Intense Fitzgerald Research
When you’re adapting to the big screen what many consider to be the Great American Novel — and doing it in 3D, no less — there is going to be heightened scrutiny about every choice you make. From plot to dialogue to aesthetics, a demanding public will insist on the utmost of authenticity.
Good to know, then, that Carey Mulligan and company are making sure they’re well-prepared for the task.
Mulligan plays Daisy Buchanan in the upcoming Baz Luhrmann-directed epic adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” which will feature Leonardo DiCaprio as the titular, mysterious millionaire; Tobey Maguire as narrator/protagonist Nick Carraway; Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan; Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson; and newcomer Elizabeth Debicki as Jordan Baker.
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Mulligan will next be seen in the critically acclaimed B-style actioner “Drive,” with Ryan Gosling, Christina Hendricks and Albert Brooks.
No? What could be better than to enlist the incredible acting skills of Leonardo DeCaprio as GatsbY?