Sydney will be the third city to host a Premiere event after New York and the opening of the 66th Cannes Film Festival.
Leo DiCaprio stars as Jay Gatsby, with Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton as Daisy and Tom Buchanan, Isla Fisher and Jason Clarke as Myrtle and George Wilson, and Elizabeth Debicki as Jordan Baker. Indian film legend Amitabh Bachchan will play the role of Meyer Wolfsheim.
Oscar nominee Luhrmann directs the film in 3D from a screenplay co-written with frequent collaborator Craig Pearce, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel. Luhrmann produces, along with Catherine Martin, Douglas Wick, Lucy Fisher and Catherine Knapman. The executive producers are Barrie M. Osborne, JAY Z, and Bruce Berman.
THE GREAT GATSBY will release in Australian cinemas on 30th May 2013.