December 2012 will be a totally blessed month for movie adaptations of classic literature. Both Les Misérables and The Great Gatsby will be premiering in that festive month! Wohohooo, who’s excited? I know I am.
Les Misérables is one of my favorite books of all time; you can read my review of it (in Indonesian) in this post. I have never read The Great Gatsby, but I will in five years. 😀 However, if you want to read the review of The Great Gatsby, please read this post (again in Indonesian) written by my friend, Fanda.
Here are the wonderful trailers! Enjoy!
Release date: 14 December 2012 (USA)
Director: Tom Hooper (2011 Oscar’s Best Director for “The King’s Speech”)
Cast: Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as Javert, Anne Hathaway as Fantine, Amanda Seyfried as Cosette, Eddie Redmayne as Marius, Sacha Baron Cohen as Monsieur Thenardier, Helena Bonham Carter as Madame Thenardier
The Great Gatsby
Release date: 25 December 2012 (USA)
Director: Baz Luhrmann (well-known for “William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet” and “Moulin Rouge”)
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan, Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan, Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson, Amitabh Bachchan as Meyer Wolfsheim, Callan McAuliffe as Young Jay Gatsby