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Official Film tiein Edition of The Great Gatsby

THE GREAT GATSBY, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Official Film TieIn Edition

Random House New Zealand to publish the official film tiein edition of
THE GREAT GATSBY
In NZ cinemas June 6


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22/01/13

Random House Australia today announces that is will be the official publisher of THE GREAT GATSBY film tiein edition in Australia and New Zealand.

The winner of a competitive bid across the Australian and New Zealand publishing industry, Random House Australia’s THE GREAT GATSBY film tiein edition is set to coincide with Oscar© nominated director Baz Luhrmann’s spectacular cinematic adaptation releasing in New Zealand cinemas June 6, 2013.

Says Meredith Curnow, publisher of the Vintage Knopf imprints at Random House Australia: ‘We are ecstatic to be working with Roadshow Films as the official publisher for THE GREAT GATSBY film tiein edition in.

THE GREAT GATSBY is a story that continues to resonate more than 80 years after it was first published, and we can’t wait to be part of the team bringing this classic novel to life for a whole new generation.’

A genuine companion to one of the most highlyanticipated movies of 2013, THE GREAT GATSBY official film tiein edition will be a sophisticated luxury item to delight fans of the classic novel.

As the renowned publisher of a sterling list of literary classics through their Vintage imprint, Random House is the perfect vessel in which to link the muchawaited film adaptation to the origins of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic tome.’

Published under Random House’s prestigious Vintage Classics imprint, the preeminent publisher of classic literary fiction and nonfiction,
THE GREAT GATSBY will be a unique and sought-after homage to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s glittering jazz age masterpiece.

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From the uniquely imaginative mind of writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann comes the new big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel THE GREAT GATSBY. The filmmaker will create his own distinctive visual interpretation of the classic story, bringing the period to life in a way that has never been seen before, in a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role.

Academy Award® nominee Leonardo DiCaprio (“J. Edgar,” “Aviator”) plays Jay Gatsby, with Tobey Maguire starring as Nick Carraway; Oscar® nominee Carey Mulligan (“An Education”) and Joel Edgerton as Daisy and Tom Buchanan; Isla Fisher and Jason Clarke as Myrtle and George Wilson; and newcomer Elizabeth Debicki as Jordan Baker. Indian film legend Amitabh Bachchan will play the role of Meyer Wolfsheim.

Opening in New Zealand cinemas June 6, 2013 the film will be distributed in 3D and 2D by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.

The Great Gatsby Film Tiein $16.99 and eBook will be available from May 3rd 2013.

ENDS

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