Stars feuding both on and off screen

Joel Edgerton and Leonardo DiCaprio play enemies in The Great Gatsby and it seems that they didn’t get along too great off screen either.

Joel plays aristocrat Tom Buchanan in the highly anticipated flick, in which Leo stars as millionaire Jay Gatsby, and he admits that there was real life tension between him and Titanic star Leo, 38.

For me Tom is a beast that has to exist on set,’ says Joel, 38.

It’s in me and it comes out of me and I enjoy it. There’s a kind of unhealthy friction that exists between Leo and I on set.’

But the Aussie actor says he doesn’t get intimidated by any of his A-list colleagues.

It’s like when I got to work on A Streetcar Named Desire with Cate Blanchett,’ Joel tells Metro.

Rather than being fearful, I was like: “How am I going to step up?” It makes you want to present at the same level.’

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Anna Francis