F SCOTT FITZGERALD

  • 'The Great Gatsby' audition was the craziest: Carey Mulligan November 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: British actress Carey Mulligan says her audition for 'The Great Gatsby' was her 'craziest' ever. The 28yearoldplays Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrman's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic tale, and she says it was an intense process trying to land the role, reports contactmusic.com. "It was the craziest audition I've...
  • Cannes film festival opens with 'The Great Gatsby' May 14, 2013

    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 some...
  • I never intended to play glamorous roles: Carey Mulligan May 12, 2013

    London: Carey Mulligan is in awe of her 'The Great Gatsby' character as she never played beautiful roles in movies. The 27yearold actress portrays Daisy Buchanan in the bigscreen adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel and found herself in awe of the stunning costumes, reported Contactmusic. "I've never aspired to play a...
  • All you need to know about the 'The Great Gatsby' before you see it May 7, 2013

    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 roster of...
  • Amitabh: I wish for only smiles on my fans' faces May 5, 2013

    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 Ef (extended...
  • Jay-Z to put modern jazz twist on Gatsby soundtrack March 16, 2013

    London: U.S. rapper Jay-Z has teamed up with Australian director Baz Luhrmann to produce and perform on the soundtrack for 'The Great Gatsby' which will open the 2013 Cannes film festival in May. Jay-Z said he would join some of the world's top musical artists on the soundtrack which would bring...
  • Amitabh Bachchan's 'The Great Gatsby' will be released in May February 28, 2013

    Bhopal: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's debut international project 'The Great Gatsby' is in its post-production stage and the actor says it will be out by May this year. Bachchan, 70, who is currently shooting for Prakash Jha's 'Satyagrah' in Bhopal, received a call from filmmaker Baz Luhrmann regarding the film's update. "Baz...
  • 'Gatsby' trailer brings alive America of 1920s May 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: Baz Luhrmann has managed to give a glimpse of the glamour and excess of the roaring 1920s of America through the trailer of his 3D film 'The Great Gatsby'. An adaptation of the F Scott Fitzgerald classic, the film also marks the Hollywood debut of Amitabh Bachchan, who...
  • Great Gatsby book excerpt: Amitabh's character May 23, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of Meyer Wolfshiem in Buz Luhrman's film of F Scott Fitzgeralds iconic novel, 'The Great Gatsby'. Who was Meyer Wolfshiem, really? Here are the two excerpts from the novel in which Wolfshiem appears. * * * Roaring noon. In a wellfanned Fortysecond Street cellar I met Gatsby...
  • Amitabh's first Hollywood film 'The Great Gatsby' September 7, 2011

    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 week...