Baz Luhrmann certainly has a knack for spectacular music and equally spectacular visuals. From Moulin Rouge to his adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, Luhrmann has never sold anything short and put out more than a 110% in his movies. Now the first trailer for Luhrmann’s big-screen adaptation The Great Gatsby has arrived, and while it capture’s spirit of F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s novel visually, the music queues can come into question.
Watch the trailer here below.
But it’s not like the music can bring the film down, not with a cast that consists of Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carrie Mulligan, Isla Fisher, and Joel Edgerton. A lot of the bright lights, fashion, and set pieces are something you would expect to see in a Luhrmann film.
A nice little collection of behind the scenes set photos from Baz Luhrmann‘s upcoming new take on F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s classic novel, The Great Gatsby, have found their way online.
The images show stars Leonardo DiCaprio, the lovely Carey Mulligan, and Tobey Maguire on set and in full costume and looking prim and proper and perfectly adapted to the period. DiCaprio plays Jay Gatsby in the movie, while Mulligan plays Daisy Buchanan and Maguire plays Nick Carraway.
You can check out the set images from The Great Gatsby by heading below now.
Christmas 2012 just got a whole lot more interesting.
With Leonardo DiCaprio set to see the release of his Quentin Tarantino-directed slave picture, Django Unchained on Christmas Day next year, Box Office Mojo has revealed that another DiCaprio film has set the day as its debut date. The outlet reports that the actor’s turn as Jay Gatsby in Baz Luhrmann‘s long gestating take on the F. Scott Fitzgerald story, The Great Gatsby will premiere on that date as well. Talk about a hunky way to spend Christmas.