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The Wizard Of Lies, starring Robert De Niro: first trailer

Tony Sokol Apr 13, 2017

Robert De Niro stars as dodgy financier Bernie Madoff in HBO's The Wizard Of Lies. Here's the trailer...

Robert De Niro, who burst onto the cinematic landscape in Mean Streets, will prowl the toughest street in New York, Wall Street, in Barry Levinson’s upcoming The Wizard Of Lies for HBO. Based on Diana B Henriques’ bestselling book, The Wizard Of Lies: Bernie Madoff And The Death Of Trust, De Niro will play the title role of disgraced financier Bernie Madoff.

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On June 29, 2009, Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison for bilking investors out of about $50 billion. Madoff pleaded guilty to eleven felony charges.

“It’s a fraud, basically a big Ponzi scheme,” Madoff admits in the trailer, “one of the largest Ponzi schemes in American history,

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