Carey Mulligan Joins The Great Gatsby

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Carey Mulligan has been confirmed for the female lead in the upcoming The Great Gatsby, reports Deadline.

Mulligan, long rumored to be in the running, will take on the role of Daisy Buchanan, the female protagonist with whom Gatsby falls in love and begins an affair.

Mulligan will join Leonardo DiCaprio in the role of Gatsby with reports heavily pointing towards Tobey Maguire stepping in as Nick Carraway, the novel’s narrator and best friend to Gatbsy.

Below is a photo taken by Luhrmann that shows Mulligan during an audition for the role.