Directed by Barry Levinson, The Wizard Of Lies is described as a look behind the scenes at Madoff’s (Robert De Niro) massive Ponzi scheme, how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff’s family. Rabe will play Catherine Hooper, fiancée of Madoff’s son Andy (Nathan Darrow) .
Levinson executive produces along with De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Berry Welsh; Jason Sosnoff co-executive produces. The film was written by John Burnham Schwartz, Sam Baum and Sam Levinson, based on New York Times reporter Diana B. Henriques’ book, with Laurie Sandell’s Truth And Consequences as additional source material.
The cast includes Michelle Pfeiffer as Ruth Madoff, Alessandro Nivola as Mark Madoff, Hank Azaria as Frank Dipascali, Kathrine Narducci as Eleanor Squillari, Steve Coulter as Martin London, Kristen Connolly as Stephanie Madoff and Henriques as herself. Rabe is repped by ICM Partners and Framework Entertainment.
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