EXCLUSIVE: Australian actress Margot Robbie (Pan Am) is in talks to play the female lead in The Wolf Of Wall Street, the Martin Scorsese-directed drama that stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill. Robbie is in talks to play Nadine, the wife of Jordan Belfort, the title character being played by DiCaprio.
Poducers are Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland (Red Granite Pictures), DiCaprio (Appian Way), Scorsese and Emma Koskoff (Sikelia Productions) and Alexandra Milchan (EMJAG Productions). Red Granite Pictures owns the rights to Belfort’s best-selling memoir and is financing the film. Irwin Winkler and Georgia Kacandes are executive producers. Terence Winter adapted a memoir that chronicles Belfort’s dramatic rise and fall on Wall Street, along with his hard-partying lifestyle and tumultuous personal life that included drug and alcohol addiction. Production on the film is slated to begin in August in New York. Robbie is repped by CAA and Management 360.
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