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Carey Mulligan cast as 'Gatsby's Daisy

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Baz Luhrmann has announced that Carey Mulligan has been cast as Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby.

Luhrmann spoke to Deadline about the upcoming film, revealing that he is still uncertain if it will be his next project.

"There are a few elements that I feel need to be resolved before I would categorically state that this is my next film," Luhrmann said.

However, he admitted to having finally cast the role of Daisy Buchanan.

Luhrmann explained: "Regarding the role of Daisy Buchanan... I was thrilled to pick up the phone an hour ago to the young Oscar-nominated British actress Carey Mulligan and say to her, 'Hello, Daisy Buchanan.'"

Mulligan joins Leonardo DiCaprio as the titular Gatsby and Tobey Maguire as the narrator Nick Carraway.



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