Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced that they are adding Baz Luhrmann‘s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s classic The Great Gatsby to their upcoming slate of Blu-ray releases. The film features Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Debicki, Joel Edgerton, and Isla Fisher. The Great Gatsby will be available in Blu-ray 3D and 2D BD/DVD/UltraViolet combo packs. The film is currently available for pre-order online and will be available in stores everywhere beginning on August 27th.
The film follows Fitzgerald-like, would-be writer Nick Carraway (Maguire) 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 (DiCaprio), and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy (Mulligan), and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton). 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 Great Gatsby was released in May of 2013 and has grossed over $326 million in worldwide box office.
Both the 3-disc 3D BD/Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet and 2-disc Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet combo packs include the following special features:
- The Greatness of Gatsby
- “Within and Without” with Tobey Maguire
- The Swinging Sounds of Gatsby
- The Jazz Age
- Razzle Dazzle: The Fashion of the ’20s
- Fitzgerald’s Visual Poetry
- Gatsby Revealed
- Deleted Scenes
Theatrical trailer for The Great Gatsby (2013) courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures