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Sunday 21 September 2014

Great Gatsby stars at NYC premiere

Carey Mulligan wore Lanvin for The Great Gatsby world premiere in New York
Isla Fisher was blooming in this floral gown
Sacha Baron Cohen joined wife Isla Fisher and her co-stars at the after party

Carey Mulligan led a host of stars on the red carpet for The Great Gatsby's world premiere in New York.

Drive actress Carey, 27, who plays shallow socialite Daisy Buchanan in the adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel, wore a strapless red Lanvin midi dress.

She was joined by co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher and Tobey Maguire at New York's Lincoln Centre where the film's world premiere was held.

Isla, 37, also looked stunning in a long black floral gown.

Both actresses have had a lot of praise for Leonardo's starring role as Jay Gatsby.

Carey told Access Hollywood: "Leo's fabulous in everything - he's one of the greatest actors of our generation.

"But he has gone further than you could ever have imagined with this character, and really made [Gatsby] so multi-dimensional, and so flawed and so vulnerable, and yet so macho and sexy - everything that you want in Gatsby."

The Great Gatsby is directed by Baz Luhrmann who worked with Leonardo 17 years ago on his adaptation of Romeo + Juliet.

Stars of the film's soundtrack also attended the premiere including music executive producer Jay-Z and Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine.

The Great Gatsby is released in cinemas on May 16.

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