Baz Luhrmann News
The Great Gatsby Director Baz Luhrmann Eyes Elvis Presley Biopic
Saving Mr. Banks writer Kelly Marcel is working on the screenplay, which isn't based on any existing material about the rock and roll icon.
By Brian Gallagher — April 30th, 2014
The Great Gatsby Director Baz Luhrmann Eyes Kung Fu Adaptation
If a deal is made, the filmmaker will rewrite the script by Rich Wilkes for this Universal Pictures action drama.
By Brian Gallagher — April 11th, 2014
The Great Gatsby 'Flowers' Extended TV Spot
Jay Gatsby captivates the imagination of Nick Carraway in this latest look at Baz Luhrmann's visually stunning adaptation.
By B. Alan Orange — April 29th, 2013
The Great Gatsby Poster with Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson
Baz Luhrmann directs this adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, in theaters this May.
By B. Alan Orange — December 17th, 2012
Baz Luhrmann Suffers Head Injury on The Great Gatsby Set
The cast and crew take Christmas break earlier than planned so that the director can recover, with shooting to resume in 2012.
By B. Alan Orange — December 24th, 2011
The Great Gatsby Wants Ben Affleck
The actor is in talks to play Tom Buchanan alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation.
By Brian Gallagher — April 7th, 2011
The Great Gatsby Not Shooting Anytime Soon Says Baz Luhrmann
There is a question about whether the Long Island-based tale will still shoot in Australia.
By B. Alan Orange — March 11th, 2011
The Great Gatsby Shooting in Sydney
Baz Luhrmann will direct Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan in his adaptation of the classic novel later this year.
By B. Alan Orange — February 20th, 2011
Baz Luhrmann Not Directing The Great Gatsby?
The director must make a decision this week on whether or not he will continue on with his F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation.
By Brian Gallagher — February 1st, 2011
Baz Luhrmann Thinking 3D for The Great Gatsby
The director considers which way he'll shoot the adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, starring Carey Mulligan, Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire.
By Cat Parker — January 10th, 2011
EXCLUSIVE: Baz Luhrmann Talks Strictly Ballroom
The director of Moulin Rouge takes us behind-the-scenes of his directorial debut, now remastered on DVD.
By B. Alan Orange — December 3rd, 2010
EXCLUSIVE: Baz Luhrmann Talks The Great Gatsby
The director offers an insightful update on his F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation, as well as his new musical.
By B. Alan Orange — December 2nd, 2010
Baz Luhrmann Searches Wide for Daisy in The Great Gatsby
Rebecca Hall is up for the role, but the director wants to work shop the script with other actresses before moving ahead.
By B. Alan Orange — November 1st, 2010
Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire Up for The Great Gatsby?
Amanda Seyfried's name was also mentioned for the film, which Baz Luhrmann is considering directing.
By Brian Gallagher — October 1st, 2010