Big B`s blink-and-miss role in `The Great Gatsby`
Mumbai: It`s his debut international project in an acting career of four decades. And even if he has a blink-and-you-miss-it role in `The Great Gatsby`, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is happy about sharing the frame with Hollywood biggies Leonardo Di Caprio and Tobey Maguire.
"I play Meyer Wolfsheim for about a few seconds... yaa...by the time you look down on your popcorn to pick another morsel, I`d be gone from the film... he he... kinda short service," the actor posted on his blog bigb.bigadda.com.
Though for a short while, Amitabh will be seen sharing the screen space with Hollywood stars Tobey Maguire and Leonardo Di Caprio.
"Mr Leonardo de Caprio - he be soo gorgeous, no wonder all the ladies flockin` to him He be Gatsby, and spiderman Tobey Maguire be his good friend. But sittin` in the frame talkin` to spiderman and D (Leonardo), was pretty darn okaaaay ! whadya` say, me members of the extended families !! But they be nice and polite people, I`ll say that .. nice and polite," he added.
The $125 million project is a 3D adaptation of the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel of the same name.
The film talks about Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner now living on Long Island, who finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbour, Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby`s circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
Other cast members for `The Great Gatsby` include Joel Edgerton, Carey Mulligan and Isla Fisher.