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Is Ben Affleck joining 'The Great Gatsby'?

6/12/2014 MSN Entertainment
Is Ben Affleck joining 'The Great Gatsby'? © WireImage/ Ben Affleck Is Ben Affleck joining 'The Great Gatsby'?

By Liz Kelly Nelson

Ben Affleck is in talks to join the cast of Baz Luhrmann's reimagined 3-D (I wish I were kidding) version of "The Great Gatsby." According to, Affleck would take on the role of Tom Buchanan, Daisy's husband.

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Already attached to the project: Leonardo DiCaprio as bored, rich Jay Gatsby; Tobey Maguire as the somewhat naive Nick Carraway; and Carey Mulligan as the irresistible Daisy.

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How 3-D enters into the equation, we're not sure, but we're hoping it involves some wicked flapper dresses whipping out at the audience.

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