The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann is reportedly workshopping a version of The Great Gatsby that would star Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby, Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, and Rebecca Hall in the role of Daisy. We’d watch that. [via Deadline] 2. Word is that Brenda Chapman is no longer attached to Pixar’s Brave, which is sad as it was going to be the first film in the company’s history both written and directed by a female filmmaker. [via Slashfilm] 3. Demetri Martin has a signed a deal with CBS to star, write, and produce his own show. [via Variety] 4. Attention New Yorkers: You can use clues to track down pages from Jay-Z’s upcoming memoir, Decoded, a month ahead of its release thanks to Bing. [via Mashable] 5. FOX is planning to remake the Rocky Horror Picture Show, with Glee creator Ryan Murphy as the current frontrunner to direct it. We’ll decide whether we think that’s a good idea or not after we watch next week’s episode. [via TotalFilm]

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