There's joy in East Egg today: Baz Luhrmann has settled on British star Carey Mulligan to take the coveted role of Daisy Buchanan in the director's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic 'The Great Gatsby.'

Until recently, a bevy of young actresses were queuing up to test for the role, a lineup that included Keira Knightley, Amanda Seyfried, Blake Lively, Natalie Portman and Rebecca Hall. According to Deadline, which broke the story, Luhrmann broke the news to Mulligan shortly after he showed her audition footage to Sony Pictures Entertainment executives Amy Pascal and Doug Belgrad.
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