Jason Clarke joins 'Gatsby' cast

June 14, 2011 at 12:19 PM
| License Photo

LOS ANGELES, June 14 (UPI) -- Jason Clarke has been cast in the role of George Wilson in Baz Luhrmann's big-screen adaptation of the classic American novel "The Great Gatsby."

The Hollywood Reporter said the Australian star of TV's "Brotherhood" and "The Chicago Code" has joined the "Gatsby" ensemble, which includes Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan, Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson.

Luhrmann is to start shooting the film, which is set in 1920s Long Island, N.Y., this fall in Australia, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Prince William and Kate Middleton's daughter Princess Charlotte has been christened
USA Network renews 'Suits' for a sixth season
'The Chew' to tape five episodes at Disney's Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
David Walliams and Jessica Raine to star in 'Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime' series
'Law & Order' to air in Spanish for the first time in the United States on NBC Universo