Isla Fisher wanted to steal 'The Great Gatsby' costumes

Apr 22, 2013, 02:40 IST | PTI

"Confessions of a Shopaholic" star Isla Fisher and her 'The Great Gatsby' co-star Carey Mulligan wanted to steal the vintage dresses used in the film as both of them loved their costumes.

The 37-year-old actress and her co-star were so obsessed with the 1920s vintage dresses they they attempted to smuggle them off the sets, reported Contactmusic. "It's weird, normally on set you find yourself holed up in your trailer.

Isla Fisher
Isla Fisher. Pic/Santa Banta

Waiting for call time, but those guys were just so disarmingly lovely. And I think we were all so enamoured with the costumes and sets that we waned to hang around even when we weren't shooting. "Carey and I were plotting how to steal our costumes and sneak them off set.

Sadly, that didn't work out too well. But they were all great," said Fishler. Fishler said it was her dream to work with Baz Luhrmann and she was shocked when his favourite director offered her a role in his new project.

"I remember seeing 'Romeo and Juliet' when I was 16 and thinking that if I could work with Baz, it would be ideal. It really was a dream come true and you could hardly wipe the smile from my face for the entire time on set.

"To be in Baz's world was a pure privilege ... Baz recreated 1920s Long Island in Sydney. It was surreal and also exactly how I imagined it from the book. And I love all of Baz's films, so it was fun," she added.

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