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Leonardo DiCaprio To Play Jay Gatsby?

Leonardo DiCaprio To Play Jay Gatsby?

Leonardo DiCaprio is rumored to be up for the lead in the big screen adaptation of The Great Gatsby.

The 35-year-old Inception star would play Jay Gatsby from the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel about life during the roaring 20s, Production Weekly reports on its Twitter page.

Amanda Seyfried has reportedly been considered for the role of Daisy Buchanan, while Tobey Maguire would play Nick Carraway.

Australian director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge, Romeo + Juliet) is deciding whether to work on the period piece or direct a different project.

“I’ve got the script for both of them and I’m making that decision in four to six weeks, no longer than six weeks,” he recently told MTV News.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby?

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  • @Ms Jolie gaga Daisy are Nuts

    Bellazon must have crashed u freaks are pathetic Barf’s has no chance of being a actress ,she can’t even please cut the as* kissing and praising,she’ll be posing in her pantys and bra till she’s 60..ughhhh not a pretty sight, since she already looks 40 so keep dreamin freaks!

  • Tinkerbell

    Leo is slightly better actor. Brad makes better choices in women.

    Leo passed on a book I thought was excellent that brad picked up- world war z. I’d rather work for his production co that way I could hang out with Angelina, not have to be nice to barf because of my husbands job. Yech!

  • lol

    @TinkerBell: Don`t you realize how pathetic you are responding to your own comments? Unbelievable!

  • diaert

    I think Leo was hotter when he was younger, but he is definately a better actor now. Leo is so much more respected these days compared to some of his other peers. I’m sure that is how Leo likes it. He has a nice life still. He is dating a gorgeous model who he is in a long, committed relationship with, gettinng paid millions to do movies (heard he got 50 million for Inception). The only thing he is missing is an oscar. Who knows if or when that’ll happen

  • cute

    That video with the woman talking about Leo remembering her giving him mail was so cute.

  • guest girl

    I think Robert Downey jr should play Gatsby. Leo isn’t pretty boy enough for the part.

  • Ms Bar Jolie Gaga

    Well, clearly Rick Sanchez who CNN fired is not the only anti-Semite in the world. A country of ugly girls? Israel was consistently chosen in many polls as the country with the most beautiful women. I guess if you hate Jews then how can you find them beautiful? Pathetic. I guess the tranny German fans are out in full force today proving their past is not really their past.

  • Tinkerbell

    This is pretty much mindless entertainment for me. For my bf it’s old star trek episodes in hulu and for my mom it is the Boston celtics. Believe it or not!

    See, I am just diametrically opposed dumb bitches. I used to troll the dr. Laura site for the same reason, I think she’s gross.

    Some people like rush windbag – I like zac de la rocha. Some people like elevator music, I like Mick Jagger.

    Some people wanted Luke to marry Laura- I wanted them both to fly in an airplane into a building and die screaming

    Some people like Danielle Steele, I like antonin Chekhov and Josef conrad.

    See what I mean? Some people like Marcia Brady, I like the bionic woman…. And so on..thats why!

  • Tinkerbell

    Don’t you think it is pathetic that you cannot realize the difference between a new post and a reply? I’m not waiting for some a-joke like you to respond, I don’t care what you think particularly and am not waiting for you to respond

    Don’t steal my freaking name anymore either.

    I don’t care what you think because I know I am much stronger and more intelligent than you girls from bellafreaks. I am not interested in your opinion unless it gives me fuel for my fire. I just truly enjoy goofing on you because what you have to say us generally so retrograde (look it up) and offensive it’s fun to rank on. I mean if you didn’t post all this bs and there weren’t so many other articulate women who post here to ridicule you I wouldn’t come.

  • Tinkerbell

    Leo is in an on-and-off relationship with a pathetic bitch who thinks she is a model. He serially cheats on her and desperately looks for other women. I think we know what is really missing here, a real woman.

    according to his closest friend who posts here he is looking for a way out and is colossally bored. Unfortunately he has a bad rep with other a-list females who are either already in relationships or just cautious. he can’t get an Oscar in part because he dates talentless embarrassing shanks and is seen as a womanizer.

    How do you think this is going to end? he’ll straighten up and fly right and get rid of the ugly baggage or be in a holding pattern with one no talent bitch after another.

    Which would be sad but entirely possible. I’d like to see something better happen.

    What is really funny is Tzipi putting bar forth as daisy.that’s a laugh.

  • Tinkerbell

    I hate the expression “hot” as meaning sexually attractive.
    It’s so trite and overused. I don’t mind people that actually are hot, like Leo, Charlize, Angelina, brad, Megan fox, Gerard butler, Jensen ackles, Adriana Lima, Jared padelecki, fergie, Nicole scherzinger, or were historically hot like Paul Newman or Ursula Andress, James dean, etc but it is so trite.

    IMHO brad was handsomer, Leo was too pretty for me. But he caught up by 30 or so, maybe even surpassed.

  • no fan

    looks old

  • http://@ElleSixx888 ES

    Wow! No wonder Leo is SO HOT!

    Jay Gatsby was like me in High School. I hope he Gets Daisy! ;)

  • Candice

    i bet this movie will be cool because of the director more than the actors. but the actors are good, so i bet it would be awesome.

  • @94

    Since you made the effort to post the link about Cavalli’s party, did you also read the comments on Refaeli’s mise that french ladies posted in that thread? I hope you can understand French. HAHAHAHAH. Worst dressed and pathetic. Far from being a mannequin. Lol

    By the way, now I understand how the unemployed model got the invitation to the ONLY opportunity she had in Paris…The invitation was Leonardo DiCaprio and Guest. And maybe Naomi helped in getting it.

    No job, no modeling. Only girlfriending (for the moment).

  • newpics
  • sorry

    They are from august,-

  • ;)

    so it seems the photos are new and not from august. according to this article they were at a club in ibiza on saturday for the ( season ) closing event.
    meanwhile leo keeps clubbing there were tweets about him in trousdale last night

  • ;)

    dating bar, having friends like campbell and doronin … doesn`t show much taste and character.

  • alis

    IBIZA pics are NEW:

    News from Ibiza where Leo and Bar were spotted at a club on Saturday for the closing party.

    “Saturday saw a closing party Amnesia apotheosis with Matinée closing party, which had the curious name of ‘Put & Club. ” They agreed Naomi, Di Caprio, Rafaeli, Marpessa, Custo Dalmau, Javier Hidalgo and a long list of familiar faces. In Pasha was elected to the winners of the contest Ibiza Model Award with Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Roberto Corti, Custo Dalmau and model Liz Solari as a juror. “

  • newpics

    The pics are not new, unless Naomi and her boyfriend are with them again.(?) The weather in IBiza is not good and leo was seen with a red head. The pics are old.

  • ann

    I think Leo and Tobey are great choices, but I don’t see Amanda as a good fit. Bar as a contender is just plain laughable!
    Liked the video about Leo remembering the lady. Guess she was more memorable then Bar is!
    Check out this article. Apparently Bar is not a very memorable “supermodel”. She’s just Leo’s GF, nothing else.

  • guest girl

    @;) #216: Spot on! His taste level is way too low for someone in his position!

  • alis


    the pics are new, they were in Ibiza last Saturday (october 2, 2010)

    AND he doesn look good n this picture Jared posted of him, but in the TAG heuer event looked really handsome!

  • ;)

    @alis: wakey, wakey! it was posted already! what`s with this re-posting urge among bar fans?
    @newpics: you should accept the fact that the photos are new. summer is from may through october in ibiza and as the article says the season is over at the end of september. you can read in that article what kind of crown is attracted to these season-ending parties and that includes this `high quality quartet`.

  • ;)

    ps: i assume this saturday night party was the reason why they went there. it`s only a couple of hours flight from paris ( i guess they didn`t fly commercial ) so why not go over there for only a day or two? and he could have left london on sunday ( also a short flight ) and flirt with the redhead in lv as it was tweeted. ;)

  • eileener

    I don’t know where this ‘Leo with a redhead in Vegas’ stuff is coming from. A new Twitter account with three posts is considered legit? Sounds like the same kind of silly subterfuge as the ‘engagement in Paris’ tweet from an account with exactly one post.

    I believe he was in Vegas, but that’s it. Spent last weekend in Ibiza, back home clubbing in L.A. — he’s rich, he likes to party, and he’s not discriminating when it comes to the company he keeps, especially if they will follow him around in a bikini and let him do whatever he wants. ;) So what else is new? This has been his lifestyle for a long, long time, and it’s not going to change anytime soon.

    He’s not asking anyone to watch. In fact he would prefer we not. He’s a private guy, and he knows his personal life doesn’t compare to his work as an actor or environmentalist. Maybe someday the twain shall meet, but it has to happen naturally for him. He’s not going to find a respectable woman, get married, have kids, etc. just to fit an image.

  • guest girl

    So how long do you have to post on twitter to be considered reliable?

  • eileener

    Back to the topic at hand, I would love to see him as Gatsby. Damn I would love to see him in anything at this point. ;) I’m glad he is picky about his roles, it’s proven to be successful for him, but there are so many projects floating around that sound so good.

    Now the rumor is he might be interested in Kathryn Bigelow’s next film, “Sleeping Dogs.”

    “Set in ahaven for organized crime in the border zone between Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil — the film centers on five men who work together in the area. The project, previously known as Triple Frontier, will be scribed by Mark Boal, who wrote The Hurt Locker. A whole bunch of A-listers’ names have been brought up in association with the project, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale, Sean Penn, and Locker’s Jeremy Renner .”

  • Sweet

    Finally Leo is back in Los Angeles. He was spotted at Trousdale… finally he has been traveling around the world for weeks lol. Must be nice to go home after allthat traveling.

  • hi

    OMG this article is cute they are saying Bar is practicing holding the baby for when Leo and her have a baby

  • ;)

    another tweet from someone who was also at trousdale last night
    @terryTRross Cuzzo, Leo DiCaprio is taking all ur girls out the VIP rm. U better get back here fast! Lmao!
    about 9 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone

  • wow

    Bar sure is busy these days. lol the media can be so funny, but looks like they are looking forward to a Leo/Bar baby like the rest of us. hehe.

  • guest girl

    Self-talking started extra early today! Working overtime? LOL!
    I guess there’s no answer to my twitter question. :( it,s weird that you question a tweet about Leo flirting ( pretty usual thing ) and then you describe his partying, traveling and flirting lifestyle…

  • hey

    There’s even more cute pics of Leo and Bar in Ibiza on Bellazon. Some are of them on what appears to be a bed and then theres some of them what looks like they are sharing a joke in the water. awwwww very sweet pics check them out if you’re interested.

  • hey

    oh and i love the pic of bar holding that baby doll too. I saw it yesterday they say she’s practicing holding a baby for the future baby Leo. That’s what they said in that israeli article

  • eileener


    Yeps, sounds about right. ;)

    @wow,Since when is a paper from a tiny country in the M.E. representative of the media at large? Most of the media don’t even know who she is, unless she’s mentioned with Leo.

  • Sweet

    Bar’s face looks extremely pretty in those pictures. Her eyes look sooo blue!

  • ;)

    and of course we are going to care about what an israeli article says… another weak effort from her fan who is nit surprisingly from bz

  • thanks

    thanks for article/pic of Bar holding that baby doll. Very adorable, she’l make a great mother.

  • eileener

    @guest girl:

    Nothing weird about it at all. I look for credibility in my sources, period. Doesn’t matter if they support my p.o.v. or not. New Twitter accounts with very few posts and sitings that no one else has are suspect in my book.

  • Bar

    Bar has really big boobs. Are they real? i’d die to have a body like hers!!

  • entourage

    How come Leo was never on Entourage. I mean he’s friends with Walberg and Connolly. plus so many other big stars have gone on the show. Too bad because i think Vincent Chases career is similar to Leo’s so it would be coolto see them fighting for roles in a comedic way.

  • lol

    ok finally Gisele and Tom were spotted together. phew i guess they didn’t break up after all lol. But oh no they are not smiling that must mean they’ll be breaking up soon. (SARCASM)

    lol YOU guys are silly.

  • Sian

    Thank you for the link to the pic of Bar. I think Leo and Bar will make fantastic parents. Bar seems very comfortable holding that doll and Leo is amazing with his friends kids from what i can tell. They call him uncle Leo awwwwwwwww. Obviously Bar loves children too she talks about it quite a bit. I can’t wait to see their future babies

  • Sweet

    lol that Gisele and Tom comment was hilarious. That’s how certain people on here behave and it is extremely comical.

  • eileener


    The day Tom is out clubbing all the time, having girls brought to his VIP table, leaving with them, etc. is the day you should start to worry. ;)

  • cute
  • eileener


    Keep that thought in your head, because that’s the only place it’s gonna happen. ;)

  • ;)

    again the weird obsession with tom and gisele. pretty sick. that’s all you’ve got? go and get some help. maybe a shrink can help you with your embarrassing self conversations!