It has been recently announced that 'The Great Gatsby', directed by Australian director Baz Luhrmann, will inaugurate the 66th edition of Cannes Film Festival, with a premiere screening at the Grand Théatre Lumière of the Palais des Festivals on May the 15th.
The film will be shown out of Competition in the Official Selection and it will mark the return of Leonardo DiCaprio to Cannes since the presentation of his documentary 'The 11th Hour' back in 2007.'The Great Gatsby' is adapted from Francis Scott Fitzgerald's novel and of set on the East Coast scenario of the United States in the 1920's. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio (Jay Gatsby), Tobey Maguire ( Nick Carraway/ Gatsby's friend and narrator of the story), Carey Mulligan ( Daisy Buchanan).
Featuring also the appearances of rapper Jay-Z and Bollywood legend Amitach Bachchan.
The Festival de Cannes will take place from May 15 to 26, 2013.