Baz Luhrmann isn’t the only director meeting with top young actresses for a project. Much the way that Luhrmann has a top group of thesps he’ll read with to find Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby, Crowe has a short list to play the female lead opposite Matt Damon in We Bought A Zoo, the Benjamin Mee memoir about an American who moves to England to operate a zoo. I’m hearing that the top contender is Scarlett Johansson, but that Amy Adams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Rachel McAdams are also in the mix. Crowe and Aline Brosh McKenna wrote the script.
By MIKE FLEMING JR | Monday November 1, 2010 @ 5:18pm PDTTags: Amy Adams, Baz Luhrmann, Baz Luhrmann The Great Gatsby, Baz Luhrmann Workshops The Great Gatsby, Benjamin Mee, Cameron Crowe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Matt Damon Cameron Crowe, Movies, Scarlett Johansson, We Bought a Zoo, We Bought a Zoo Casting
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