The film is an adaptation of the Jordan Belfort memoir that follows the multimillionaire stockbroker through the dramatic rise and fall on Wall Street.
Leonardo DiCaprio plays the stockbroker, who experiences a dramatic rise on Wall Street, and gets lost in the drugs and other excess of a hard partying lifestyle that comes hand in hand with all that money. His downfall is precipitous, and he spent 22 months in jail before straightening out his life.
The actor will play FBI agent Coleman, who built the case against Jordan Belfort and took him down with Jonah Hill playing Jordan Belfort's close friend and business partner who's persuaded by Jordan Belfort to quit his job in the furniture business to jump into volatile world of stocks.
The script was adapted by Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter with Red Granite Pictures' Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland producing.
The Wolf of Wall Street comes to theaters December 25th, 2013 and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Margot Robbie, Jonah Hill, Cristin Milioti, Jon Bernthal, Ethan Suplee, Jon Favreau. The film is directed by Martin Scorsese.