"The Great Gatsby" release date pushed to summer 2013

Release date: May 10 Baz Luhrmann brings F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel to the big screen in this 3-D adaptation starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. Warner Bros.

Tobey Maguire, Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgarton in a scene from "The Great Gatsby."
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(CBS News) Movie-goers will have to wait a bit longer to see Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby."

Warner Bros. has pushed the film's release date from Dec. 25 to next summer, it was announced Monday.

Pictures: Leonardo DiCaprio

The 3-D film stars Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role, alongside Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire and Joel Edgarton. A trailer was released back in May.

"Based on what we've seen, Baz Luhrmann's incredible work is all we anticipated and so much more. It truly brings Fitzgerald's American classic to life in a completely immersive, visually stunning and exciting way. We think moviegoers of all ages are going to embrace it, and it makes sense to ensure this unique film reaches the largest audience possible," Warner Bros. president of domestic distribution Dan Fellman said in a statement.

Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, president of international distribution for Warner Bros., added, "We think 'The Great Gatsby' will be the perfect summer movie around the world."

No specific new release date was announced.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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