The countdown to the worldwide release of The Great Gatsby is underway. It was recently announced that the film would be the curtain-raiser at this year’s Cannes Film Festival (15-26 May 2013). So we’re just weeks away from Centennial Parklands appearing on the big screen!
Those who have been following this blog will be aware that Centennial Parklands had a key role to play in the film, with Fox Studios at Moore Park being extensively used for filming and production, while two key scenes were filmed in the outdoors.
While we wait to see how the Parklands looks all scrubbed up with a Hollywood makeover, below is the latest trailer that has just been released on Youtube. I wonder if you can pick which scenes are feature Centennial Parklands?
To give you a hint, firstly here’s three behind-the-scenes shots from the film sets:
OK, enough of the behind-the-scenes. Now watch the trailer:
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Moonlight Cinema may have closed for another season, but don’t forget we have plenty of movie-watching opportunities available throughout the year – and coming up later in the year!
- Hoyts Cinema: an all-in-one cinema complex with blockbuster releases, La Premiere and IMAX
- Cinema Paris: Hoyts Cinema Paris focusses on local and international art-house film
And coming up later this year:
- Tropfest comes to Centennial Park (8 December 2013)
- Moonlight Cinema returns for another season (opens 12 December 2013)
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