1) In The Great Gatsby, Joel plays Tom Buchanan, husband of Daisy and the film’s main villain.
2) He also rocks some serious jodhpurs.
3) In the film, he’s reunited with Jason Clarke, who was Joel’s co-star in Zero Dark Thirty.
4) Like his director, Baz Luhrmann, Joel is a fellow Aussie. (He was born in Blacktown, a suburb of Sydney. The director was also born in Sydney.)
5) In addition to acting, Joel is also a screenwriter. He wrote the neo thriller, The Square and another film called The Pitch.