The 27-year-old stunner beat out a slew of A-list Hollywood talent for the coveted role including Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson and Michelle Williams.
The leading lady of Baz Luhrmann's widely anticipated "Great Gatsby" film is finally getting her turn in the limelight. Carey Mulligan channels her character Daisy Buchanan in an elegant Vogue magazine cover shoot.
The British beauty, 27, explains in the magazine's May issue that her character and the world created in the famed F. Scott Fitzgerald classic resembles much of what Hollywood looks like today. If there were a Daisy Buchanan, Mulligan says she would be found in the Kardashian family.
Leonardo DiCaprio called Carey Mulligan the ‘Next Big Thing in acting,’ according to ‘Gatsby’ director Baz Luhrmann.
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