This Article is From May 12, 2013

Carey Mulligan: Never aspired to play beautiful character

Carey Mulligan: Never aspired to play beautiful character

Carey Mulligan’s plays the role of a glamorous woman in her latest film The Great Gatsby.

Highlights

  • Actress Carey Mulligan never aimed to play ''beautiful'' characters, such as the glamorous Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby.
  • The 27-year-old portrays Daisy Buchanan in the big-screen adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald novel The Great Gatsby and found herself in awe of the stunning costumes.
  • ''I've never aspired to play a character that was beautiful. I've never played a character that had to be very pretty before! The costumes were beautiful,"contactmusic.com quoted Mulligan as saying.
  • ''Like, in the first scene, I'm wearing a ball gown. In the book, I think it's just described as a white dress but they thought it'd be fun for Daisy to wear a ball gown for no reason, in the middle of the day - just because she can.
  • ''I was wearing millions of dollars' worth of diamonds. I've never worn anything that expensive before," she added.
Los Angeles: Actress Carey Mulligan never aimed to play ''beautiful'' characters, such as the glamorous Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby.

The 27-year-old portrays Daisy Buchanan in the big-screen adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald novel The Great Gatsby and found herself in awe of the stunning costumes.

''I've never aspired to play a character that was beautiful. I've never played a character that had to be very pretty before! The costumes were beautiful,"contactmusic.com quoted Mulligan as saying.

''Like, in the first scene, I'm wearing a ball gown. In the book, I think it's just described as a white dress but they thought it'd be fun for Daisy to wear a ball gown for no reason, in the middle of the day - just because she can.

''I was wearing millions of dollars' worth of diamonds. I've never worn anything that expensive before," she added.