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'Great Gatsby' to Open Against 'Django Unchained' on Christmas Day

October 15, 2011 (1:51 am) GMT
The two movies which both star Leonardo DiCaprio are set to be released in U.S. theaters on December 25 next year.
Leonardo DiCaprio

will have two of his films released on Christmas day in 2012. Warner Bros. Pictures has just announced on Friday, October 14 that "" is set to arrive in U.S. theaters on December 25 next year, the same day when Leo's other film "" will be released.

Directed and written by Baz Luhrmann, "The Great Gatsby" is currently still filming in Australia. Leo is set to play opposite , , and . While "Gatsby" is already shooting, 's "Django Unchained" has not begun the production yet.

"The Great Gatsby" follows Tobey's Nick Carraway, a young man from Minnesota who moves to New York in the summer of 1922 to learn about the bond business. His neighbor in West Egg, N.Y. is a mysterious man named Jay Gatsby, played by Leo, who lives in a gigantic Gothic mansion and throws extravagant parties every Saturday night.

Leo is not the only actor who has two of his movies released just in time for Christmas. His "Great Gatsby" co-star Tobey will also appear twice in cinemas in December next year. Tobey's "", which is helmed by Oscar-winning director Ang Lee, is set to hit theaters four days before Christmas on December 21.

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