Taking on Shakespeare would hardly be anything new for Luhrmann and DiCaprio -- who first worked together in 1996 for the film version of Romeo and Juliet
-- one of DiCaprio's first break out roles as a leading man. And now with an American classic like Gatsby
added to their resumes, when asked by The Hollywood Reporter
what the dynamic duo will work on next, Luhrmann tells THR, "Hamlet.
To me, Gatsby is the American Hamlet
. What else could we possibly do as a follow-up?"