- Nov 3, 2010
Actress Isla Fisher is likely to join the cast of director Baz Luhrmann's 3D movie The Great Gatsby. It is reported that the Hollywood stars is in talks with the movie bosses to play one of the central characters in the film. If the talks ends up fruitful, she will star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan.
The Great Gatsby is an adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel. The movie revolves around Nick Carraway, who is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor Jay Gatsby. However, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.
Isla Fisher is reportedly negotiating for the role of Myrtle Wilson aka Tom's mistress. Myrtle is a woman married to a garage mechanic George Wilson but is weak to the charm of Tom. Leonardo DiCaprio has been cast as the mysterious playboy Jay Gatsby and Tobey Maguire plays narrator Nick Carraway, while Carey Mulligan slips in the role of Tom's wife Daisy.