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New trailer for The Great Gatsby lands

An exuberant new trailer for Baz Luhrmann's 3D adaptation of The Great Gatsby has launched, offering us a more substantial glimpse of Leonardo DiCaprio's take on the enigmatic playboy Jay Gatsby.

The dizzying preview is soundtracked by Kanye and Jay-Z's No Church In The Wild, and also features Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway and Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan.

"The Great Gatsby" follows Fitzgerald-like, would-be writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings.  Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom Buchanan.  It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super-rich, their illusions, loves and deceits.  As Nick bears witness, within and without the world he inhabits, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams and high-octane tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles.

The much-anticipated screen version of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic hits cinemas on 17 May 2013.