Blake Lively For “The Great Gatsby”

Leggy actress Blake Lively is campaigning for the role of the female lead Daisy in a modern-day motion picture adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Great Illustrated Classic The Great Gatsby.

We hear the Gossip Girl star is reportedly interested in director Baz Luhrman retelling of the literature tale and even dined with the lensman and male lead (Jay Gatsby) Leonardo DiCaprio in New York City this week discuss a possible part in the adaptation.

Several Hollywood starlets are reportedly gunning for the role of Daisy, including Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley and Michelle Williams, according to Deadline.

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