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New Trailer for Baz Luhrmann's 'Great Gatsby' + Character Posters

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December 19, 2012

The Great Gatsby

"Gatsby. He had an extraordinary sense of hope." One fantastic trailer arrived earlier this year when The Great Gatsby was scheduled to debut at the end of this year. However, Warner Bros. already had Oscar contenders in the form of Argo, Cloud Atlas and The Dark Knight Rises (they hope, anyway), so they delayed the film to summer 2013. So now the hype machine is restarting for Baz Luhrmann's new take on F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel with Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton and more sharing the spotlight again in a new trailer. I can't wait to see this film. In addition, those three also get their own character posters along with Tobey Maguire, Isla Fisher and Elizabeth Debicki. Watch it below!

Here's the new trailer for Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby adaptation, in high def from Apple:

And here's the six character posters for the film, complete with quotes, from the film's Facebook page:

The Great Gatsby - Character Posters - Leonardo DiCaprioThe Great Gatsby - Character Posters - Carey Mulligan

The Great Gatsby - Character Posters - Tobey MaguireThe Great Gatsby - Character Posters - Elizabeth Debicki

The Great Gatsby - Character Posters - Joel EdgertonThe Great Gatsby - Character Posters - Isla Fisher

The Great Gatsby is directed by Baz Luhrmann (of Moulin Rouge and Romeo + Juliet previously) from a script he wrote himself with Craig Pearce, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel of the same name. Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire), a Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) and finds himself drawn into his social circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy. Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Jason Clarke, Isla Fisher and more also star in the film hitting theaters in 3D on May 10th, 2013. Well?

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Reader Feedback - 24 Comments

1

Still looks so great, one of my favorite books of all time and i really wish it wasnt delayed but its going to be worth the wait i hope.

Zade_92 on Dec 19, 2012

2

Why do people keep giving Baz Luhrmann money to make his crappy movies? Especially when it gives him the opportunity to crap on my favorite book.

Kevin on Dec 19, 2012

3

What don't you like about how this looks? I'm a huge Baz Luhrmann fan, and I think this looks spectacular, so I'm interested in what people who are turned off don't like about what they're seeing.

Ethan Anderton on Dec 19, 2012

4

seriously kevin, this looks great, and the guy makes great films, i'm afraid you might be a hater man either that or you have bad taste, i'm hate to ask your opinion on what a good movie in your opinion is

leo on Dec 19, 2012

5

I love Baz Luhrman but hate moulin rouge but this looks amzingly great and i am sold

Busted on Dec 19, 2012

6

How can you love Baz and hate Moulin Rouge? Genuinely curious.

Ali Miller on Dec 20, 2012

7

who is singing that cover of "Imagine you and me"?

kim on Dec 19, 2012

8

I'll Google it, but at first listen, I'm pretty sure that's a drunk rooster.

Chiroptera Exsanguination on Dec 19, 2012

9

It's the band Filter. The song is actually called "Happy Together" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xgi0IpZTvYo

Ethan Anderton on Dec 19, 2012

10

it's a cover of the Turtles' "Happy Together"

Linkfx on Dec 19, 2012

11

Thanks much.

kim on Dec 20, 2012

12

whoever it is - they should stop singing.....

beevis on Dec 19, 2012

13

Why can no one resist putting awful modern music in period piece trailers? This was fucking cringe-worthy.

Chiroptera Exsanguination on Dec 19, 2012

14

Well, in this case, Baz Luhrmann is using contemporary music in the film, just like he did with Moulin Rouge. I actually like the way Luhrmann uses music like that. Sometimes it's a nice change of pace from sweeping, romantic scores that usually accompany period dramas.

Ethan Anderton on Dec 19, 2012

15

agreed. It's totally Baz Luhrmann's thing. It's safe to say he's the one who if not created that juxtaposition between contemporary music and period settings, he definitely made it mainstream and awesome.

Linkfx on Dec 19, 2012

16

The music will be the only reason I'd see this. I love the juxtaposition of old vs new.

Matt Peloquin on Dec 20, 2012

17

Actually looks pretty darn good. The key to adapting a book like this is making it with style, visually it looks great(and will be in 3D) and if the overall 'sound' of the film's score has the type of energy of these trailers...it'll be interesting in the audio department as well.

Chris Groves on Dec 19, 2012

18

The two great gatsby trailers I've seen are two of the greatest trailers I've ever seen.

Jon Odishaw on Dec 19, 2012

19

the acting and sets are still outstanding ....and sadly, the music is still terrible.

beevis on Dec 19, 2012

20

Liking all the titles, acting looks pretty decent too, decadent times.

Carpola on Dec 19, 2012

21

We complain about remakes, yet when one comes along and tries to change the formula a little bit (in this case, music and style), it's blasted. It's still just a trailer. Come on now, this looks great!

Noe on Dec 20, 2012

22

Nobody pay attention to those losers. These are the kind of people who'd nominate movies like Van Helsing for best movie and Steven Segal for best performance.

CHARLES GAREZA on Dec 20, 2012

23

Carrey Mulligan is a goddess all movies with her looks great...

D. on Dec 20, 2012

24

Joel looks boss in his poster

Drumzamazin on Dec 20, 2012

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