Baz Luhrmann

  • Oscars 2014: 'The Great Gatsby' wins best costume 03-03-2014 08:11 AM

    Los Angeles: Catherine Martin won her first Academy Award for costume design for her work in 'The Great Gatsby', while Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews clinched the trophy of best hair and make-up for 'Dallas Buyers Club' at the Oscars ceremony here Sunday. Martin, who has been nominated for an...
  • I'm always inspired by Luhrmann's enthusiasm: Leonardo DiCaprio 24-11-2013 03:57 PM

    London: Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio, who played the iconic role of Romeo in Baz Luhrmann's modern day 'Romeo + Juliet', said he was equally thrilled to be working with the director again in 'The Great Gatsby' after a decade. DiCaprio, 39, said Luhrmann's enthusiasm inspires him to give out his...
  • Watch: Interview with 'The Great Gatsby' cast and director 24-05-2013 01:40 PM

    While Baz Luhrmann's 3D film adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' hit Indian theatres on the May 17, here's the director himself along with his cast - Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire - talking about the challenges of creating Fitzgerald's Jazz age of the 1920s. ...
  • My character in 'The Great Gatsby' signifies American dream, says Leonardo DiCaprio 22-05-2013 11:18 PM

    The twelve day long Cannes festival which will see the best from Hollywood, art house and even Bollywood come together to celebrate world cinema opened with the screening of Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' which stars Hollywood heartthrob Leonardo Di Caprio and even features Amitabh Bachchan. ...
  • The Great Gatsby: What makes Big B's cameo in the film special 19-05-2013 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood's superstar might have innumerable fans in India and abroad but Hollywood never tasted the success and fame of the actor until 'The Great Gatsby' premiered in New York. Such was the frenzy around the actor that the international media mistook the cheering for Amitabh Bachchan at the...
  • Now Showing: 'The Great Gatsby' opens Cannes 2013 19-05-2013 04:32 PM

    Australian director Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' opened the 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival, which started on May 15. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who made his Hollywood debut with the project, also graced the red carpet. ...
  • Baz Luhrmann: I was an idiot to reject 'Harry Potter' 18-05-2013 05:27 PM

    London: 'The Great Gatsby' helmer Baz Luhrmann had turned down the opportunity to direct the 'Harry Potter' films in favour of shooting movie musical 'Moulin Rouge'. The 50-year-old filmmaker said he was contacted by producers of the wizarding franchise while they were planning the first big screen installment, 2001's 'Harry...
  • 'The Great Gatsby' review: Big B shines in Bollywood-styled entertainer 18-05-2013 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Baz Luhrmann's film might not have pleased the critics abroad due to its pomp, but we as Indians dig for the typical Bollywood entertainer. Opulent sets, dance, over-the-top dialogues just make us stand up in the theatre and whistle and clap. And, Baz Luhrmann gives you yet another...
  • Tweet review: Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' 17-05-2013 04:16 PM

    New Delhi: F. Scott Fitzgerald's book has seen many cinematic renditions and after making its way to the silver screen for almost three times, Baz Luhrmann is yet again ready to weave the romantic story on screen. The film revolves around a war veteran Nick Carraway who comes to live...
  • The Great Gatsby: It's a tussle among superstars 16-05-2013 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: At the New York premiere of 'The Great Gatsby', the noise went up for a moment and the US media was left wondering if Leonardo DiCaprio had come, but it was actually Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The crowd's cheers were overwhelming, says Big B. "Back from 'The Great...
  • Cannes 2013: Amitabh speaks in Hindi at the opening 16-05-2013 10:26 AM

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan made the Hindi film industry proud by speaking in Hindi at the opening ceremony of the Cannes International Film Festival 2013. Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' opened the prestigious film festival, and Amitabh Bachchan has played a special role in the film. Cannes 2013 is also...
  • 'The Great Gatsby' fuels fashion renaissance 14-05-2013 07:40 PM

    Directed by Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann, it is the latest Hollywood rendition of Fitzgerald's classic American novel, 'The Great Gatsby'. DiCaprio stars in the title role, a millionaire pining for a lost love, played by Carey Mulligan, during the height of the hedonistic 1920s. It has already opened in the...
  • Cannes film festival opens with 'The Great Gatsby' 14-05-2013 10:46 AM

    London: The 2013 Cannes film festival opens on Wednesday with Baz Luhrmann's 3D version of 'The Great Gatsby', a lavish throwback to the 'Roaring Twenties' that befits the glamour and excess of the world's biggest cinema showcase. The Australian director's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel starring Leonardo DiCaprio surprised...
  • 'The Great Gatsby' role is not my Hollywood debut: Amitabh Bachchan 13-05-2013 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan has called his belated Hollywood debut in 'The Great Gatsby' "just a friendly gesture" but would not mind doing an encore if he comes across something interesting. "I don't look upon it as my Hollywood debut. It is just a friendly gesture and nothing more. It...
  • 'Iron Man 3' beats 'The Great Gatsby' in box office showdown 13-05-2013 11:10 AM

    Tony Stark's superpowers lifted blockbuster 'Iron Man 3' back to the top of movie charts in the United States and Canada, beating out a strong debut over the weekend for lavish Jazz Age drama 'The Great Gatsby.' Coming off a gigantic opening a week earlier, 'Iron Man 3' commanded $72.5...
  • I never intended to play glamorous roles: Carey Mulligan 12-05-2013 10:28 AM

    London: Carey Mulligan is in awe of her 'The Great Gatsby' character as she never played beautiful roles in movies. The 27-year-old actress portrays Daisy Buchanan in the big-screen adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel and found herself in awe of the stunning costumes, reported Contactmusic. "I've never aspired to...
  • Baz Luhrmann wants Leonardo DiCaprio for 'Hamlet' 09-05-2013 11:28 AM

    Los Angeles: Director Baz Luhrmann, who recently worked with Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Great Gatsby', wants to cast the star in 'Hamlet'. The 50-year-old Luhrmann has already have worked with DiCaprio twice before and he now wants him in his next project as well. "To me, Gatsby is the American...
  • All you need to know about the 'The Great Gatsby' before you see it 07-05-2013 11:00 AM

    It is hailed as "the great American novel," but so far 'The Great Gatsby' has defied attempts by some of Hollywood's top filmmakers to bring its lyrically romantic story and tragic characters to cinematic life. But that didn't faze director Baz Luhrmann. Luhrmann, known for his lavish productions, assembled a...
  • Amitabh: I wish for only smiles on my fans' faces 05-05-2013 01:13 PM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan got emotional when he met his fans in New York during the premiere of his Hollywood movie 'The Great Gatsby'. Amitabh, 70, met his fans and says that it becomes difficult for him to see tears of joy on faces of his fans. "Lovely meeting the...
  • Not worthy of being in 'The Great Gatsby' poster: Big B 29-04-2013 03:39 PM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is making his international debut with Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby', feels it's "not worth" being part of the film's poster keeping in mind his blink-and-miss appearance. However, he cant's deny the order of the director. "The poster of 'The Great Gatsby', something I thought...
  • Baz Luhrmann injured on 'The Great Gatsby' set 27-12-2011 06:48 PM

    London: Director Baz Luhrmann hurt himself on the sets of 'The Great Gatsby' and he has got three stitches on his head. "We were on quite a cramped set and he was ducking under the crane. He struck his head on the weights on the end of the camera crane....
  • We are so unaware of the 'real India': Big B 07-12-2011 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Meeting small-town India on Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the hugely popular game show, has left him with a sense of inadequacy - of not being able to do enough for people - but it has also been exceptionally rewarding, says Amitabh Bachchan, who confirms that he will host...
  • Big B nervous about 'The Great Gatsby' shoot 14-10-2011 06:35 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has flown down to Sydney to shoot for his first Hollywood project, Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby', and says he is nervous and apprehensive. The 69-year-old actor has joined the cast of the USD 120 million film along with Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and...
  • Amitabh's first Hollywood film 'The Great Gatsby' 07-09-2011 02:20 PM

    Burbank, California: Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has joined the cast of The Great Gatsby, the 3D adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel by director Baz Luhrmann, making it his first Hollywood film. Bachchan will play the role of Meyer Wolfsheim in the $ 125 million film. Principal photography began this...
  • Aus filmmaker Baz Luhrman reaches India for art project 28-01-2010 02:41 PM

    His aim is to condemn the recent racial attacks on Indians in Australia. ...