American literature nerds, unite! Australian director Baz Luhrmann, known for his splashy and elaborate films like Romeo & Juliet, Moulin Rouge, and Australia, is working on an adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby. It’s been 35-plus years since Robert Redford, Sam Waterson, and Mia Farrow first brought Fitzergerald’s characters to life in Jack Clayton’s 1974 film adaptation — are you excited at the possibility of an update?
Luhrmann has reportedly held workshops with Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, and Rebecca Hall, and Natalie Portman and Amanda Seyfried are also rumored to be under consideration. But we want to know: Who would you cast in a Gatsby remake?
To help get your creative juices flowing, we’re giving away 10 copies of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge on Blu-ray. The films are courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, and are available while supplies last. In order to win, dust off your high school paperbacks, and give us your most thoughtful casting choices for the roles of Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, and Daisy Buchanan.
Here’s how to enter:
1. Go to our Facebook page.
2. Click “Like” at the top of the page
3. Find the post on our Wall announcing the giveaway, click Comment, and list your casting choices for The Great Gatsby remake. (Note: Commenting on this post won’t enter you in the giveaway; see the official rules after the jump.)
4. If you’re a winner, we’ll contact you via Facebook message to request your mailing address.
The giveaway starts NOW!
EW’S “BAZ LUHRMAN” BLU-RAY CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES (NO PURCHASE NECESSARY)
Open only to those to whom this or notice has been addressed, provided that entrant is a legal U.S. resident age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Limited to one entry per Facebook account. The first 10 persons to post a qualifying comment on the related post on our Facebook wall (www.facebook.com/entertainmentweekly) will receive a Blu-ray of Romeo & Juliet & Moulin Rouge, which has an approximate retail value (ARV) of $40. Each contestant must answer the question posed in our Facebook post as directed, or their entry may be disqualified. Where Entertainment Weekly is not the sponsor, it cannot guarantee the availability of any of the items described. Sponsor not responsible for any damage to computer equipment related to participating in this promotion. Items being distributed are not transferable or redeemable for cash. Consumers who obtain items are responsible for any and all taxes. Promotion begins at 7:00 p.m. ET or EST on 10/22/2010 and ends at 12:00 a.m. ET or EST on 10/23/2010. Entertainment Weekly will contact the winners by Facebook message requesting their mailing address on or before 10/27/2010. Winners will have 24 hours to respond, after which time they forfeit their prize. Employees of Entertainment Weekly, Time Inc., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, or any related companies are not eligible to enter or win. Anyone who has won a prize from Sponsor during the previous 90 days is disqualified. The winner(s) may be required to complete an affidavit or eligibility and waiver of liability before prize(s) can be awarded. For a list of winners, visit ew.com/winners seven days after the end of this contest.