In true Baz Luhrmann style, who has always had great taste in music, the clip opens up with the Jay Z & Kanye West song No Church in the Wild form their recent album Watch the Throne.
From the first official trailer the film looks sleek and seductive much like the lifestyle that the affluent Gatsby played by Leonardo DiCaprio. The role of Nick Carraway from whose perspective the novel is told through is played by Tobey Maguiree.
The stellar cast also boasts Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Jason Clarke, Isla Fisher, and Callan McAuliff, with the film due out December 26, 2012.
Watch: The Great Gatsby – 1st Official Trailer