Blake Lively Set for "The Great Gatsby"?

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Blake Lively looks set to play Leonardo DiCaprio's lover in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby – she was spotted dining with the director and his star on Wednesday. The newly-single actress was part of an eight-person... 000_004_762_livelygatsby

Blake Lively looks set to play Leonardo DiCaprio's lover in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby – she was spotted dining with the director and his star on Wednesday.

The newly-single actress was part of an eight-person business dinner with DiCaprio and Luhrmann at New York's The Lion, according to UsMagazine.com. DiCaprio has been cast as Jay Gatsby in the movie adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary masterpiece and insiders have suggested Lively is close to signing on as love interest Daisy Buchanan.

Reports suggest Scarlett Johansson and Michelle Williams have also been considered for the role.

Are you excited to see a new version of The Great Gatsby on the big screen?

(Photo: Filmmagic)

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