The Great Gatsby is said to be a Hollywood romantic drama movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Isla Fisher, Amitabh Bachchan in the main roles and the film’s First Look picture has been revealed. The Great Gatsby has been Directed by Baz Luhrmann all set to hit the screens in December 2012.
According to the latest reports say that Amitabh has a little scope role in the film. However, Big B is pretty happy about sharing the screen with Hollywood top actors Leonardo Di Caprio and Spiderman starrer Tobey Maguire.
The Great Gatsby is an adaptation of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel of the same name. Amitabh Bachchan will be seen playing the role of Meyer Wolfsheim and Brendan Maclean as Klipspringer are set to make their Hollywood debuts in this film.
Big B making his debut in international project in an acting career of four decades.
“I play Meyer Wolfsheim for about a few seconds… yaa…by the time you look down on your popcorn to pick another morsel, I’d be gone from the film… he he… kinda short service,” the actor posted on his blog bigb.bigadda.com.
“Mr Leonardo de Caprio – he be soo gorgeous, no wonder all the ladies flockin’ to him He be Gatsby, and spiderman Tobey Maguire be his good friend. But sittin’ in the frame talkin’ to spiderman and D (Leonardo), was pretty darn okaaaay ! whadya’ say, me members of the extended families !! But they be nice and polite people, I’ll say that .. nice and polite,” Amitabh Bachchan added.
The film story spins around Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner now living on Long Island, who discovers himself fascinated by the mysterious past and sumptuous lifestyle of his neighbour, Jay Gatsby. He lands into Gatsby’s circle, becoming a witness to obsession and destruction.