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    Watch: New U.K. Trailer & 4 Posters For Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby'

    Well, you gotta admit, Baz Luhrmann has a pretty big pair of brass ones when it comes to "The Great Gatsby." With a soundtrack dressing up the classic American novel with songs by will.i.am, Fergie, Lana Del Rey, Jay-Z and The xx, he's certainly taking F. Scott Fitzgerald's book out of the classroo...

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    Watch: Step Into Baz Luhrmann's Jazz Age With New Trailer For 'The Great Gatsby'

    There is probably no bigger (or riskier) question mark this spring than Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," which has battled a delay and rumors of a troubled production only to nab the opening slot at the Cannes Film Festival (and in the process breaking an unspoken tradition of the Croisette hostin...

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    First Look: Six 'Great Gatsby' Character Posters

    Warner Bros. is displaying six new character posters for Baz Luhrmann's giddily awaited film, "The Great Gatsby," colorfully adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel. These jazzy posters feature our golden boy anti-hero (Leonardo DiCaprio), Daisy (Carey Mulligan), Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton), Jorda...

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    6 New Character Posters For ‘The Great Gatsby’ Get Close-Up & Intimate

    Warner Bros. has released six new “The Great Gatsby” character posters. Directed by Baz Luhrmann, the posters’ Art Deco-style gilded trim evokes the glitz of the flapper era and the pizzazz we’ve all come to expect from the director of “Romeo + Juliet” and “Moulin Rouge.” As you can see below, each ...

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    Watch: Leonardo DiCaprio Loses His Cool in Two New 'Great Gatsby' Trailers

    More of the glitz and drama of Baz Luhrmann's much-anticipated "The Great Gatsby" has spilled across a small screen near you in two new TV spots. The 3D film, which opens the 66th Festival du Cannes on May 15 -- twelve years after Luhrmann's last period spectacular "Moulin Rouge" kicked off the fest...

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    Prep For Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' With A Handy & Stylish Character Map, Plus First TV Spots For The Film

    If your audience needs to read up beforehand, your movie may be a little over-ambitious. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” however, which stands at sub-200 pages and with a tally of no more than seven principal characters, doesn’t present itself as an obvious adaptive head-scratcher. So a n...

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    Jay-Z Didn't Score 'The Great Gatsby'; But Will Contribute To & Executive Produce The Soundtrack

    When rapper/entrepreneur Jay-Z was reported to be "scoring" Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" the first thing we were asked was, why didn't we report this? Well, for one, we're sticklers for language. You wouldn't say Diablo Cody wrote "Evil Dead" if she just did a dialogue pass on it, right? Well, ...

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    Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' To Open 2013 Cannes Film Festival

    After years of faintly disastrous picks that meant the reputation of the Cannes opener was somewhat sullied, the festival, the world's most prestigious, has stepped up its game in the last few years. Of the last four years, three of the Opening Night films -- Pixar's "Up," Woody Allen's "Midnight In...

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    Jay-Z Producing Score for Baz Luhrmann's 'Great Gatsby'

    The first two trailers for Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," both featuring the pulsing hip-hop beats of Kanye West-Jay-Z collaboration "Watch the Throne," let us know that this will be no ordinary F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation...

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    Watch: Leonardo DiCaprio Stars In Ambitious & Grand New Trailer For 'The Great Gatsby'

    Bumped off its Oscar-worthy December 2012 release date earlier this year, while things appeared rocky for Baz Luhrmann's almost ludicrously ambitious 3D adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" a few months ago ("3D? For drama??" the conventional thought went), with award s...

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