Baz Luhrmann puts the brakes on his Alexander the Great project
July 13 2004 12:00 AM ET
The [London] Daily Telegraph reports that director Baz Luhrmann has postponed his proposed epic screen biography of gay conqueror Alexander the Great. Sources say that director decided to put off the film--which was to have starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Nicole Kidman--after the birth of his daughter, Lillian, in October. "Yes, it is all on hold at the moment," a spokesman for producer United International Pictures told the Telegraph. "It's possible that this has to do with Baz wanting to be with his family, but I can't go any further than that." Oliver Stone's Alexander, starring Colin Farrell, is scheduled to open later this year.