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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.

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270 Responses to “Leonardo DiCaprio To Play Jay Gatsby?”

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  1. 151
    @141 Says:

    Look hun it ain’t happening ..have you seen the Session trailer?Probally not..and Leo and Barf have no chemistry in real life, so who’s gonna believe it on screen…

  2. 152
    BMine Says:

    what are people complaining about? Leo is a big star now. He did Inception and its real popular so why all the hate. Hes a good actor and can do lots of different types of people and shakespere to.

  3. 153
    NoFunHunting Says:

    lol at your comment of Leo looking fat and bloated. I was thinking the same thing!

  4. 154
    NoFunHunting Says:

    One more thing….

    he kind of looks like an old pittbull in this picture lol.

  5. 155
    Genna Says:

    I think Leo looks fine. I prefer how he looks now compared to when he was younger.

  6. 156
    Sian Says:

    What pictures of Bar hugging Leo are you talking about? The only pictures i see on here are of Amanda Seyfried, Leo, and Maguire.

  7. 157
    Tinkerbell Says:

    Yes we saw one picture count em one where bar goes up and hugs Leo from behind and he totally ignores her. That’s one picture out if sixty, reposted on two sites. They are not hugging and kissing in any face to face romantic way and it’s not sweet at all. She is hugging him momentarily in passing.

  8. 158
    lacy Says:

    love leo think he will be great

  9. 159
    @Sian Says:

    Oh it’s not on this site dear. Radar online has the pics though plus others as well. I saw them a couple days ago.

  10. 160
    hi Says:

    Amanda would make a great Daisy. She is very gorgeous. Only thing is that she looks like she could be Leo’s daughter lol. If Amanda is Daisy they need a younger Gatsby. Maybe Zac Efron?

  11. 161
    Tinkerbell Says:

    They are over a month old however.

  12. 162
    Sweet Says:

    Nah i want Leo as Gatsby! They will have to change Amanda. But this casting is just a rumour. I doubt Leo will play Gatsby.. i don’t see him doing it personally.

  13. 163
    I'd never work that hard 4 $ Says:

    @NoFunHunting: @Genna: It’s about 4am in Israel, so you must be working a double.

  14. 164
    lol Says:

    Amanda can eat dirt she;s a no talent actress who looks like she stinks. Leo is too old and annoying. I don’t like Tobey either. I say Liam Hemsworth, Kristen stewart, and Andrew Garfield for the parts.

  15. 165
    Sian Says:

    oh thanks. Leo and Bar make a cute couple. They seem like they are very much in love!

  16. 166
    @146 Says:

    Lol.. JJ should post her with the fake baby pic call it “First it was fake engagment rings now “She’s got a Fake baby” The life of a bedwarmer..LOL

  17. 167
    :, Says:

    I personally think Bar is too pretty for Leo. I don’t think Leo is all that.

  18. 168
    Sian Says:

    (Sian’s inner dialogue) How do I reveal that my family is being held hostage and that unless I continually type they’ll be killed. I hate Bar. I HATE BAR! But I’m forced to say things I don’t mean. I feel…. so dirty inside.

  19. 169
    mean Says:

    How can you guys make fun of Leo. I think Tobey is the one you guys should be making fun of, he looks very dorky in that pic. Amanda tends to look like she’s high all the time.

  20. 170
    @ 166 Says:

    @:,: Your missing half your face, ******. Looking for this ;)

  21. 171
    @Sian Says:

    Totally agree.. Dicaprio and Rafali make a gorgeous duo. They need to procreate right away.

  22. 172
    @ 166 Says:

    The missing word is RE T ARD ;)

  23. 173
    wow Says:

    Imagine all of the attention that kid will get from the media. Both Leo and Bar are famous around the world.

  24. 174
    Ms Bar Jolie Gaga Says:

    It is amazing how happy they look together. Ibiza. How romantic. Leo is so smart. As is tradition with Israeli culture, a family must truly test a man before he can be allowed the hand of his beloved. I think Leo is really happy to be in a relationship that does not care who he is because their cultural practices are so strong, those cultural practices come first. I can’t wait for the family to accept his request for her hand in marriage. How gorgeous is this:
    http://img.thesun.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00959/leonardo-682_959428a.jpg

  25. 175
    @166 Says:

    And I personally think you need glasses moron.

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