No Great Gatsby for Baz Luhrmann after all?

“I gotta make a decision in three days”

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Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gasby doesn’t seem to be as much of a done deal as we’ve all taken it to be.

The director, who’s talked about filming in 3D and casting Carey Mulligan as Daisy, has revealed he still hasn’t officially signed on to the adap.

Speaking with Vulture, he revealed: “I gotta make a decision in three days’ time [on] whether to do it or not.

He added: “I think I’ve been a bit shaded out because I want everything to be perfectly positioned on it, there will be news by the end of the week.”

The famously perfectionist director has only made four films in a career that spans almost 20 years; clearly he’s very selective about what he makes.

Is this just a ploy to get a pay boost? Or is Luhrmann genuinely uncertain? Guess we’ll find out by the end of the week…

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