Baz Luhrmann is trolling Tinseltown and beyond to cast the lead female role in his adaptation of The Great Gatsby, the seminal American novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald that you probably read the Cliffs Notes on for 10th grade English class. He's got his Nick Carraway (Topher Grace) and his Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), but no Daisy Buchanan just yet.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona actress Rebecca Hall read with them as Daisy Buchanan, the part played by Mia Farrow in the Robert Redford version, and although Hall is reportedly in the lead, other actresses are being considered: Keira Knightley, Amanda Seyfried, Blake Lively, Abbie Cornish, Michelle Williams and Scarlett Johansson.
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- Anna Breslaw
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