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Baz Luhrmann Is In Talks To Direct An Elvis Presley Biopic. WE’RE GONNA NEED MORE RHINSTONES!

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Baz Luhrmann is in talks to direct an Elvis Presley biopic, which I'm sure won't be ridiculously shiny.

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Baz Luhrmann Is Apparently Shopping A TV Series About The Dawn Of Hip-Hop In 1970s New York

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Lurhmann and the creator of "The Shield," Shawn Ryan, are said to be pitching the project to networks this week.

TOBEY MAGUIRE

REVIEW: Did Baz Luhrmann forget what The Great Gatsby was about or did I?

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I get the feeling most people view The Great Gatsby, of which they remember the title, the author, a few lines, and not much else, through the lens of their childhood, something Important, in black and white, like an old photograph.

#STEPHEN COLBERT

‘The Colbert Report’ Went Full ‘Great Gatsby’ Last Night, It Was Predictably Glorious

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Colbert's template to how to dedicate your late night show to new movie promotion without insulting your audience.

#TRAILERS

Trailer: The Great Gatsby looks… shiny.

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A new full trailer for The Great Gatsby, which opens May 10th, just hit the web, and I for one applaud Baz Luhrmann's attempt to sculpt a literary classic entirely out of tinsel.

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‘I’m Gatsby!’ affirms Gatsby in this new spot for The Great Gatsby

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Here at FilmDrunk, we've long held that seeing a guy get<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/11/a-childrens-treasury-of-nut-shots-in-movie-trailers" target="_blank"> hit in the nuts in the trailer</a> for a comedy was the kiss of death.

THE GREAT GATSBY

Sign ‘O’ The 1920s: Prince And Lady Gaga Are Writing Songs For ‘The Great Gatsby’

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So, what we're saying is that everyone should expect "Purple Rain 2," but with more nudity.

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Leo DiCaprio's Great Gatsby Has A Trailer Now

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If my high school years taught me anything, it’s that F.

TOBEY MAGUIRE

You Luhrmann’d my Gatsby!

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For lovers of Jazz Age literature, I thought it couldn't get any better than Woody Allen's fictionalized depictions of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald (to say nothing of Hemingway) in Midnight in Paris.

TOBEY MAGUIRE

Tobey Maguire was born to play a dandy fancy boy

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As if hipsters didn't already have enough reason to buy vintage clothes, Baz Luhrmann is directing a film adaptation of The Great Gatsby set to open next Christmas, sure to be a sumptuous visual feast for everyone from the casual fan to the die-hard Luhrmaniac.

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Hugh Jackman & Baz Luhrmann sang karaoke dressed like Japanese schoolgirls

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When Hugh Jackman and Australia director Baz Luhrmann hang out, as you can imagine, it's just a couple of good ol' bros, broin' out, doin' bro stuff.

TOBEY MAGUIRE

Tobey & Leo on the set of The Great Gatsby, with Gatsby Quotes

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Director Baz Luhrmann is currently in Australia shooting his adaptation of The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo Di Caprio (Jay Gatsby), Tobey Maguire (Nick Carraway), Isla Fisher (Myrtle Wilson), and Carey Mulligan (Daisy Buchanan).

TOBEY MAGUIRE

The Great Gatsby might be in 3D

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When I first heard Baz Luhrmann would be <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/11/carey-mulligan-daisy-in-luhrmanns-great-gatsby" target="_blank">making a film adaptation</a> of The Great Gatsby, my first thought was, "BUT WILL IT BE DARK AND/OR GRITTY.

TOBEY MAGUIRE

Carey Mulligan Daisy in Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby

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With studios fighting over who gets to adapt the Family Circus comic strip (note: <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/10/rights-to-family-circus-movie-worth-7-figures" target="_blank">this actually happened</a>), you figure it was only a matter of time before Hollywood got around to making the most famous novel of the 20th century, the book Hunter S.

HUGH JACKMAN

FOX MAKES LUHRMANN CHANGE ENDING

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Under pressure from Fox, Baz Luhrmann has altered the ending of <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=4096">Australia</a> after "disastrous reviews" from test screenings.

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HERE’S A CRAPPY POSTER

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In this new poster for Baz Luhrmann's <a title="watch the Australia trailer" href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=4096" target="_blank">Australia</a> (click to enlarge), Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman take "mindf-ck" too literally, while an Aborigine hangs out nearby to make sure you know they're in Australia.

#TRAILERS

AUSTRALIA TRAILER NEEDS MORE EXPLOSIONS

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The first trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Australia was just released.


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