Joel Edgerton Joins THE GREAT GATSBY With Leonardo DiCaprio

Joel Edgerton

Fans of Scott Fitzgerald may be happy to know that the film adaptation of his famous novel The Great Gatsby has nabbed another leading man, australian actor Joel Edgerton (pictured above right).

Edgerton well known for playing edgy roles in movies such as Animal Kingdom will play the role of the abusive husband Tom Buchanan, married to Daisy who will be played by Carey Mulligan.

The movie also stars Isla Fisher who will play Myrtle Wilson and Tobey Maguire who will play Nick Carraway.

The Great Gatsby will be directed by the legendary director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge)

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