Gaining weight easy for Isla Fisher

Last Updated: Fri, May 03, 2013 11:30 hrs

Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Actress Isla Fisher says she easily put on weight to maker her character convincing in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby".

Fisher has gained 10 pounds to play Myrtle Wilson in the movie, which is an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name.

"It's pretty easy. They didn't tell me to put on weight. I just knew the character was described as buxom, so I wanted to do the book justice," quoted Fisher as saying.

"The Great Gatsby" also stars Tobey Maguire and Leonardo Di Caprio along with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is making his Hollywood debut with the film.

The film will open the 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival on May 15.

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