Baz Lurhmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby (above) may yet enrage purists; but it seems that the Australian director already has his eyes on another product. Speaking exclusively to Spectator Life, Lurhmann reveals that taking on Shakespeare and the 20th Century’s favourite novel are not enough:
‘I have more things in my cupboard I want to make. There’s the Shakespeare canon, there are cinematic musicals, there are edgy psychological works. Sometimes having a brand is a burden because sometimes I’d like to be a shooter and knock off a movie just for the fun of making someone else’s script or a Bond film.’
Steerpike hopes Daniel Craig is getting his singing lessons in early.