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“The Great Gatsby” … In 3D

Step aside, Robert Redford and Mia Farrow. Baz Luhrman’s new onscreen version of “The Great Gatsby” keeps getting bigger and better. We were pretty pumped a few months ago when we heard that Leonardo DiCaprio would be taking on the role of everyone’s favorite social climber. Oh, and then we saw that adorable Carey Mulligan had been cast as his Daisy, with Tobey Maguire stripping off the spidey suit to play Nick Carraway. Now we hear that the film will be turning New South Wales into its East Egg. And the strangest news of all—the whole thing will be shot in 3D. It seems like a strange choice for the great American novel, but, then again, we loved Luhrman’s “Romeo + Juliet” and “Moulin Rouge” so much that we are willing to withhold judgment until the bright colors, big song and dance numbers, and outrageous costumes are swirling in front of us. Here’s hoping “Gatsby” can get the bad taste of “Australia” out of our mouths. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »

Leonardo DiCaprio Makes An Emergency Landing And Other Plane Frights Of The Rich and Famous

Leonardo DiCaprio didn’t think the skies were so friendly this weekend. He was on a Delta commercial flight to Moscow from New York’s JFK when, a few minutes after takeoff, one of the jet’s engines blew. Several witnesses on the ground called emergency services to say the plane was on fire, but the pilots had it under control. While the lights went out in the passenger cabin, they used the jet’s good engine to circle the airport for an hour and dump enough fuel to safely land the debilitated plane. Leo put out a statement via his rep about the incident today. “[Leonardo] wishes to commend the actions of the pilot and flight crew in bringing the plane to a safe landing,” it read.

Leonardo is far from the first celebrity to be on a very scary flight. After the jump, tales of celebrity plane rides gone turbulent. Some of them have happy endings, and very sadly, some do not. Keep reading »

Leonardo DiCaprio To Play H. H. Holmes And Jay Gatsby

Leonardo DiCaprio is having a big moment at the … moment. He has been cast in the lead of two movies I cannot wait for—”The Great Gatsby” and “The Devil in the White City.”

Let’s start with “The Devil.” Keep reading »

Video How To: The Leo Strut


So, a month ago or so, this awesome photo of Leonardo DiCaprio strutting gleefully hit the internet and, like Sad Keanu before it, the photo quickly turned into a meme that wouldn’t go away. He even appeared in our slideshow of Celebrity Dreams, strolling jovially towards Wendy lying on a patch of grass. Now there’s a song which instructs you, average humanoid, how to do the Leo Strut. It’s simple: “Put your elbow up tight, take a step with the right, tilt your head to side, smile real, real wide.” OK then! [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Quickies: Leonardo DiCaprio Started It & Sean Penn Wearing Lipstick

  • The woman accused of slashing Leonardo DiCaprio‘s face with a piece of glass claims that the actor started the altercation between the two. [TMZ]
  • Both “The Bachelorette”‘s Ali Fedotowsky and her final pick, Roberto Martinez, may be headed for “Dancing with the Stars.” [OK!]
  • Scientists have developed a way to make sustainable fabric from tea. [Impact Lab]
  • Caroline Manzo is proud of her showdown with Danielle Staub on last night’s finale of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.” [Us Weekly]

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Quickies: Leonardo DiCaprio Backs Out On Mel Gibson & Lindsay Lohan’s Dad Gets Musical

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