Avast! Trailer For Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby.

Judging from this trailer Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby is shaping up to be nothing short of visually stunning.

Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton it’s based on the classic story from author F. Scott Fitzgerald and in typical Luhrmann style has a very contemporary feel. The plot rattles along like so:

Nick Carraway  a Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby and finds himself drawn into his social circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.