Well, what we did think was going to happen by giving the keys to The Great American Novel to Baz Luhrmann, holder of a masters in Cinematic Spectacle & Kitsch? He takes the material and guns the engine like Jay Gatsby himself at the wheel of his beloved yellow 1929 Duesenberg.
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Some cast shuffling is still taking place director Spike Jonze is getting ready to start shooting his Untitled Project starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, and Samantha Morton. Variety reports that Carey Mulligan has dropped out from the production due to scheduling conflicts. Not to worry as another hot actress in Rooney Mara is in final negotiations to replace her.
Nicholas Winding Refn’s thriller Drive, starring Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan, didn’t do so well at the box office but the film is quickly becoming a cult classic because some of the scenes have become the stuff of legend. Here is one of them.
Last night at the Curzon Mayfair cinema in London a special gala screening of Shame was held, it was special because following the feature there was around a forty minute Q&A session involving the director/writer Steve McQueen and his co-writer Abi Morgan. It provided an interesting insight to such a powerful film that I’d like to relay them to you.
If I could take but a single scene home with me from movies in 2011, I would take the elevator scene in Drive. Read why after the jump.
A couple official pictures from Baz Luhrmann’s 3D adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby have surfaced online and they look promising. Check out the fabulous images featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire and Joel Edgerton.
Michael Fassbender, magnificently magnetic, is given very few words to sculpt a tortured man grappling with inner demons that threaten to tear him apart and tear him apart from his sister. Read Nick’s review after the jump.
Baz Luhrmann’s 3D adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is officially happening and we have photographic proof! Stuck in development hell for over three years, the film is currently shooting for a December 25th, 2012 and Celebuzz (via Collider) has a bunch of excellent set pictures that show Leonardo DiCaprio (Gatsby), Carey Mulligan (Daisy) and Tobey Maguire (Carraway) looking great in their costumes.
If there is any doubt that Carey Mulligan isn’t the hottest thing in Hollywood right now, this should just about put an end to the conversation. Variety reports that Mulligan will join her Drive co-star Oscar Isaac in the Coen Brothers folk music drama Inside Llewyn Davis.