'The Great Gatsby' Trailer

We also have the first poster for Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of the F.Scott Fitzgerald novel, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer and poster for The Great Gatsby, which arrives in theaters December 25. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Jay Gatsby in director Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. Tobey Maguire portrays Nick Carraway, Carey Mulligan plays Daisy Buchanan, and Joel Edgerton rounds out the cast as Tom Buchanan. Watch as these fine actors come together for what could be a Best Picture hopeful at the end of this year.

The Great Gatsby Poster

From the uniquely imaginative mind of writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann comes the new big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby. The filmmaker will create his own distinctive visual interpretation of the classic story, bringing the period to life in a way that has never been seen before, in a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role. The Great Gatsby follows Fitzgerald-like, would-be writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom Buchanan. It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super-rich, their illusions, loves and deceits. As Nick bears witness, within and without the world he inhabits, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams and high-octane tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles.

The Great Gatsby was released May 10th, 2013 and stars Lisa Adam, Frank Aldridge, Amitabh Bachchan, Steve Bisley, Richard Carter, Jason Clarke, Adelaide Clemens, Vince Colosimo. The film is directed by Baz Luhrmann.

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Comments (53)

  1. CelluloidDreams

    EPIC!! This is going ot be good! But 3-D !!! Really!?

    2 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  2. thedude-abides

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx I agree, you don't really see what I used to consider his trademark style in either of the Sherlock Holmes movies, the second one especially.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  3. Nicholaus XX

    @thedude-abides -- Yeah, I was surprised when I saw his original style compared to his modern-day style. I mean, I don't remember "Sherlock Holmes" being anything like that.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  4. thedude-abides

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Yeah, Snatch is really good. What I wouldn't give to have the old Guy Ritchie back.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  5. Nicholaus XX

    @thedude-abides -- Ha ha! Hopefully not as much as "The Walking Dead", though. This may be a little random, but I just watched "Snatch" for the first time last night, and boy, was it an experience. It's one of the funniest movies I have ever seen, and it was like watching a better version of "Hot Fuzz" while on acid. Such a crazy film!

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  6. thedude-abides

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx I'm sure it'll have its share. "Gatsby? What Gatsby?" Lol.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  7. Nicholaus XX

    @thedude-abides -- Yeah, by the looks of it, I'd say in the 6.0-6.5/10 range. I haven't seen either film, so I can't comment there. I wonder how excessive the melodramatic elements are, though.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  8. thedude-abides

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx I think it'll turn out okay. I gave the 1974 film 2.5 stars, which is about how I see this one turning out. At the very least it'll be entertaining.

    I'm just not a fan of Baz Luhrmann. Moulin Rouge is vastly overrated in my opinion, and it looks like he tried to use that same recipe here -- at least as far as the visuals are concerned.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  9. Nicholaus XX

    @thedude-abides -- Silliness aside, do you think this movie will turn out how it's presented, or feature better motives? I ask** this because, judging by your previous comment, it was clear you didn't take a liking to the direction.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  10. Nicholaus XX

    @thedude-abides -- It seems like this is another biased case. Ha ha, indeed. I just couldn't believe how they could have the audacity to question my viewpoint, only after giving their biased perspective.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  11. thedude-abides

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx I'm guessing for the same reason @basquat would question Dicaprio being miscast in all the other great roles he's been in, which he's also wrong about.

    Romeo + Juliet, Titanic, The Beach, Catch Me if You Can, Gangs of NY, Aviator, Departed, Blood Diamond, Revolutionary Road, Inception, and J. Edgar just to name a few films he's been "miscast" in. Not to mention Gatsby, Django, and The Wolf of Wall Street.

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx We're wasting our time with this argument.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  12. Nicholaus XX

    @basquat -- Speaking of which, why would you question him being a miscast if you haven't seen "Django Unchained"?

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  13. Nicholaus XX

    @basquat -- Watch the movie, then. Of course? It doesn't "seem" out-of-place, I mean.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  14. Basquat

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Well I've never seen Shutter Island, and you've never seen Django unchained

    2 years agoby @basquatFlag

  15. Nicholaus XX

    @basquat -- Even for "Shutter Island"? He doesn't look out-of-place in "Django Unchained", neither.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  16. Classicmoviebuff

    Seriously? OMG! WTF?

    The Great Gatsby? Leonardo DiCaprio?
    This magnisifent timepiece has Brad Pitt's name written all over it!!!

    2 years agoby @classicmoviebuffFlag

  17. Classicmoviebuff

    Seriously? OMG! WTF?

    The Great Gatsby? Leonardo DiCaprio?
    This magnisifent timepiece has Brad Pitt's name written all over it!!!

    2 years agoby @classicmoviebuffFlag

  18. JonSpidey07

    pretty damn cool trailer
    I read the book back in middle school and I watched the old 1974 version, too
    it wasn't great but it was well-intentioned
    Im hoping this new version is not too flashy and just as intelligent
    and of course, Spider-Man's in it :)

    2 years agoby @jonspidey07Flag

  19. Superman81

    @basquat what else is there to do?

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

  20. Basquat

    @superman81 Find something else to do

    2 years agoby @basquatFlag

  21. SherlockHolmes2009

    Looks interesting, dont know how I feel about it though

    2 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  22. Superman81

    @bawnian-dexeus thats just harsh man

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

  23. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @superman81 Well, he's gotta keep dying, kissing boys and stuff

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  24. jasdjqs


    2 years agoby @jasdjqsFlag

  25. Rudy

    I read 1984, Animal Farm and Brave New World. But not Gatsby.

    2 years agoby @rudyFlag

  26. Rudy

    @basquat For me it's Tobey Mcguire, he doesn't belong in this movie.

    2 years agoby @rudyFlag

  27. Rudy

    Why does this have to be in 3D???!! It's like having Gone with the Wind in 3D!!

    2 years agoby @rudyFlag

  28. ZanyZap

    @ejk1 I hated Gatsby, as well, but I'm still looking forward to its adaptation. I'm assuming they'll have to take leaps, given, if I remember correctly, the book is short and not much happens until the end, plus Lurhmann's films are usually pretty long, again, if I remember correctly.

    2 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  29. Basquat

    Dicaprio always seems miscast to me and this is no exception.

    2 years agoby @basquatFlag

  30. Forrestgump1

    This looks incredible i loved the book and Leo DiCaprio what more do you want? the only thing that really questions me is why the hell is in 3D? not needed for this type of film.

    2 years agoby @forrestgump1Flag

  31. Vamp

    Don't care for either Leonardo DiCaprio OR Tobey Maguire, but the movie certainly looks interesting. Never read the book, but I'll have to pick it up and read it before the movie. Anyway, I LOVED Moulin Rouge!, but I hated Romeo + Juliet. Here's to hoping this goes over as well as Moulin Rouge! did... At least for my wallet's sake.

    2 years agoby @vampire2000Flag

  32. Superman81

    yea I dont get how this will be any better in 3D, this doesnt seem like a 3D movie. But its got Leo and he usually nails his performances. Dont even come at me about J. Edgar if you didnt like it, I loved it and felt Leo got snubbed by the Oscar committee. What does this guy gotta do to get the gold???

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

  33. J.P.

    @bawnian-dexeus I have no idea. The 3D really seems pointless and seems to be there only to enhance the cgi Ny landscape, but even still, it's not necessary. At all.

    Anyways, this trailer underwhelmed me. I was hoping it would showcase a bit more of the acting and such.

    Very much a Moulin Rouge feel to it.

    2 years agoby @jptheredskullFlag

  34. Corey W.

    I think this looks excellent. I'm a little baffled by the fact that it's in 3D, though. What's next? Are period movies gonna start being in 3D too when they have no reason to be? lol

    2 years agoby @coreyFlag

  35. kingbrady

    i never cared to read books in school but recall reading this in grade 8 which was about 15 yrs ago....i still remember this very book....first thing i said is where is that canary yellow convertible....loved the book, and hate reading go figure....i will enjoy this film

    2 years agoby @kingbradyFlag

  36. T. King (Red Camera Man)

    Looks great! :-)

    2 years agoby @redcameramanFlag

  37. gumperman

    @ChiRep-1 I didn't have to read it either. It looks good, maybe I'll have to read it finally?

    2 years agoby @gumpermanFlag

  38. K.Guy

    I like it, looks great!

    2 years agoby @kguyFlag

  39. ChiRep_1

    Am I the only one that didn't have to read this in high school? Anyways this looks alright but it's got Leonardo Dicaprio so of course I'm seeing it

    2 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  40. ROFLitschristian

    Had to read the novel this year for English. It was fairly interesting and I'm actually kind of excited to see how this turns out. Trailer has me a little skeptical though, like it's all glitz and glam with little story. I'm waiting though.

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  41. ROFLitschristian

    @bawnian-dexeus I'm bamboozled as well. Kind of ruined my excitement for the movie...

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  42. Jacob Fredrick

    i actually didnt like the book in high school but this film seems legit

    2 years agoby @Jacob-FredrickFlag

  43. moviegeek

    Looks wonderfully unique.

    2 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  44. Luis Mota

    Definitely feels like a Baz Luhrmann film. I'm looking forward to it.

    2 years agoby @Luis-MotaFlag

  45. ejk1

    This movie looks glitzy, glamorous, and ostentatious. The trailer has the spirit of the 20's, no doubt. But...it's still Gatsby. If this follows the book to the letter or close to it, the film will end up feeling icy cold. Fitzgerald purposely created these characters to be among the most shallow characters ever. Unless great detours are taken in the screenplay, watching this film will feel like a chore, not a pleasure.

    2 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  46. thedude-abides

    looks like Speed Racer meets Mouling Rouge

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  47. thedude-abides

    wow. that was pleasantly terrible.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  48. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Not as authentic as I was expecting, but on the big screen might looks a bit better. Still, can someone explain to me the 3D? Me no comprendo

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  49. Ghostman

    Wonderful trailer, absolutely wonderful and amazing!

    2 years agoby @ghostmanFlag