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2013-08-06 20:23:53

Tickets on Sale: 9am, Monday 12 August (Sydney Time) SYDNEY, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strictly Ballroom, the much-loved Australian film that inspired the world to dance, will come to life on stage in a brand new musical theatre production that will make its Global Premiere in Sydney, Australia from 25 March 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130806/HK58426 ) Secured for Sydney by NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell with investment from the NSW Government's tourism and...

2013-04-04 08:27:16

Shawn "JAY Z" Carter, executive producer of the film, executive produces soundtrack for "The Great Gatsby," featuring original new music from Lana Del Rey, Beyonce x Andre 3000, Florence + The Machine, will.i.am, The xx, Fergie + Q Tip + GoonRock, and The Bryan Ferry Orchestra, among others, on Interscope Records' worldwide release - ALBUM TRACK LIST REVEALED. LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Great Gatsby" writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann and collaborators Shawn...

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2009-09-29 15:02:43

Australian film and stage director Baz Luhrmann is filling in for judge Len Goodman on U.S. TV's Dancing with the Stars this week. Luhrmann's movie credits include Strictly Ballroom, William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet and Moulin Rouge! The BBC said he appeared on Monday's edition of the U.S. reality competition show and is expected to return for Tuesday's installment, as well. Goodman usually travels back and forth between Los Angeles and London where he also serves as judge on...

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2008-12-19 16:04:12

Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann has bought the rights to F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age novel The Great Gatsby, Variety.com reported. Luhrmann's films include Moulin Rouge, William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Strictly Ballroom and the current release, Australia. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said Luhrmann plans to concentrate on making a Gatsby adaptation after he finishes campaigning on behalf of Australia this awards season. A screenplay for the latest incarnation of...

2008-11-12 09:00:26

Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann says "Australia," his big-screen epic starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman, isn't finished yet. The BBC quoted Luhrmann as saying he has until Friday to complete his $130 million, World War II-era movie, which is to open in U.S. and Australian theaters Nov. 26 and in the United Kingdom the following month. Luhrmann, whose films include "Strictly Ballroom,""William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet" and "Moulin Rouge," made the revelation about his looming deadline...