Official trailer for 'The Great Gatsby' released showing Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan (Video)

By Gina DiFalco,

For those Great Gatsby fans who could hardly contain your excitement when it was revealed that a film adaptation would be made starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan, brace yourselves, because the official trailer has just been released.

The film will hit theaters on December 25, 2012, but the trailer shows DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Maguire as narrator Nick Carraway for the first time.

People reports that director Baz Luhrman shows off the characters with some help from modern music such as Jay-Z and Kanye West and Jack White.

According to USA Today, The Great Gatsby is set in 1920 and is based off of the beloved novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

This isn’t the first film adaption of the classic novel. In 1974, a film was released starring Robert Redford as Jay Gatsby and Mia Farrow as Daisy Buchanan.

Will you be stepping out Christmas Day to watch DiCaprio, Maguire and Mulligan bring these characters to life once again?

Watch the full trailer below:



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