You Won’t Believe What ‘The Great Gatsby’ Looked Like Before Special Effects

Probably one of the best things about Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby,” aside from the performances, was how the director brought his own spin to the Jazz Age and placed Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, and Tobey Maguire right in the heart of it.

You don’t have to be a special effects wizard to know that more than a few tricks were used to bring the world of 1920s East and West Egg to life, but you may not be aware of how extensive the use of CGI was.

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