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11 items from 2017


First Teaser Trailer for “Wizard of Lies,” The Bernie Madoff Film Starring Robert De Niro

26 March 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

You might recall a TV mini-series by the name “Madoff” that starred Richard Dreyfuss as Bernie Madoff and his Ponzi scheme which got him arrested back in 2008.  Now HBO is taking a stab at a feature film starring none other than Robert De Niro as Madoff.  Made by director Barry Levinson, the film also stars Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife Ruth, examining how Madoff kept his tricks a big secret from even his own family. The movie is also starring Hank Azaria, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe, Alessandro Nivola, Kelly AuCoin, Nathan Darrow, and Kathrine Narducci. Check out the teaser

First Teaser Trailer for “Wizard of Lies,” The Bernie Madoff Film Starring Robert De Niro »

- Nat Berman

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Robert De Niro in First Teaser for New Madoff Film 'The Wizard of Lies'

26 March 2017 9:49 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"We're here to find out if there's an innocent explanation." "There is no innocent explanation." HBO has debuted an official teaser trailer for the HBO Original Film titled The Wizard of Lies, telling the story of stockbroker Bernie Madoff and his Ponzi scheme which got him arrested back in 2008. Made by director Barry Levinson, the film stars Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff, with Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife Ruth, examining how Madoff kept his tricks a big secret from even his own family. Also starring Hank Azaria, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe, Alessandro Nivola, Kelly AuCoin, Nathan Darrow, and Kathrine Narducci. This is an intense teaser trailer, definitely designed to get your attention. I'm curious about this. Here's the first official trailer for Barry Levinson's The Wizard of Lies, direct from HBO's YouTube: In 2008, stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier Bernie Madoff made headlines around the world when he was »

- Alex Billington

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New trailer for The Wizard of Lies starring Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff

20 March 2017 5:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

HBO has released a new teaser trailer for Barry Levinson’s upcoming drama The Wizard of Lies. Based on Diana B. Henriques’  The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, the film sees Robert De Niro lead the cast the American stockbroker and financier Bernie Madoff; take a look below after the official synopsis…

In 2008, stockbroker, investment advisor and financier Bernie Madoff made headlines around the world when he was arrested for perpetrating perhaps the largest financial fraud in U.S. history.

Debuting in May, HBO FilmsThe Wizard Of Lies examines Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme – his deception, lies and cover-up, all as the financier’s wife and sons are catapulted into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight.

Robert De Niro (Oscar® winner for “Raging Bull” and “The Godfather II”) comes to HBO for the first time in the role of family patriarch Bernie Madoff. Also »

- Amie Cranswick

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Tribeca 2017 Lineup: The Obamas’ Virtual Reality White House Tour Leads Experimental Storytelling Program

3 March 2017 8:00 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The 16th annual Tribeca Film Festival announced today its lineup of immersive films, including 29 Vr and interactive projects in its Storyscapes and Virtual Arcade exhibits. Tribeca was one of the first U.S. festivals to showcase experimental storytelling projects, and as such the festival attracts world premieres from some of the vastly growing industry’s leading creators and studios.

Highlights include a virtual reality tour of the White House led by Barack and Michelle Obama; a new Vr collaboration from Chris Milk and by Pharell Williams; a mystery starring Emily Mortimer and Alessandro Nivola from interactive studio Eko; and a multidisciplinary exploration of women of color’s experience through the lens of technology, society and culture, titled “NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism.”

Read More: Tribeca 2017 Lineup: New Films From Alex Gibney, Azazel Jacobs and Laurie Simmons Lead the Eclectic Mix

“As Vr has continued to evolve technologically, so has the storytelling. Our mission »

- Jude Dry

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HBO’s Robert De Niro-starring Bernie Madoff drama gets premiere date

1 March 2017 11:49 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Wizard of Lies, a HBO film focusing on Bernie Madoff, has been given a spring release date.

HBO may be most widely known for their flagship multi-season dramas like Game of Thrones, and their mini-series events like The Night Of, but the broadcaster are also adept at producing top drawer made for TV movies.

The Wizard of Lies which examines Bernie Madoff’s infamous Ponzi scheme, looks to continue that trend when it premieres on May 20th.

The film starring Robert De Niro as Madoff, apart from looking at the details of the fraudulent scheme, will shine a light on Madoff’s lies, deceptions and cover ups, depicting how his sins affected his wife and sons.

Barry Levinson has directing duties for the film and will executive produce the project along with Jane Rosenthal, De Niro, Berry Welsh and Tom Fontana.

See Also: Watch the teaser trailer for The Wizard of Lies

In 2008, stockbroker, »

- Samuel Brace

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TV News Roundup: ‘Ouija’ Actress Joins ABC’s ‘Raised By Wolves’ Pilot

28 February 2017 4:16 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s TV News Roundup, Lulu Wilson has been cast in ABC’s “Raised By Wolves” pilot, plus premiere dates have been set for John Ridley’s La riots documentary on ABC and HBO’s Bernie Madoff film “The Wizard of Lies.”

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Young actress Lulu Wilson has been cast in ABC’s “Raised By Wolves” pilot, Variety has learned exclusively.

The “Ouija” thesp will play Yoko Gable, a gentle, wide-eyed 11-year-old who wants to save the world. The character is the on-screen daughter of Georgina King, who was cast as the lead in the comedy that centers on a single parent and one tough mother with her dad and five offbeat kids, as they try to survive on a shoestring budget in the Midwest.

Aside from the horror movie “Ouija: Origin of Evil,” Wilson’s credits include the films “Deliver Us From Evil” and the upcoming “Annabelle 2,” plus »

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‘The Wizard Of Lies,’ With Robert De Niro As Bernie Madoff, Gets Spring Premiere On HBO

28 February 2017 10:29 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

HBO is about ready to hatch its scheme. The premium channel said today that The Wizard of Lies, its telefilm starring Robert De Niro as Ponzi king Bernie Madoff and Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife, will premiere on May 20. The film examines Madoff's infamous multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme – his deception, lies and cover-up — all as the financier's wife and sons are catapulted into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight. Alessandro Nivola, Nathan Darrow, Kristen Connolly, Lily… »

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Sebastian Lelio’s Berlinale Competition Player ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Unveils First Trailer, Poster (Exclusive)

6 February 2017 3:06 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“Una Mujer Fantastica” (“A Fantastic Woman”) by Chilean director Sebastian Lelio, whose  “Gloria” wowed the Berlinale four years ago, looks likely to be one of the most accessible titles playing in the film fest’s competition this year.

Variety has accessed in exclusivity “A Fantastic Woman’s” first poster and international sales trailer – the first trailer of any kind – which will be screened to buyers at the European Film Market by Peter Danner’s Funny Balloons, the Berlin Golden Bear contender’s international sales agent. Participant Media is selling U.S. rights.

The story of a woman’s struggle for the right to be herself, “A Fantastic Woman” is Lelio’s fifth feature and his follow-up to “Gloria,” with which he made a move towards the mainstream. Among those taking producer credits are “Jackie” director Pablo Larrain at Chile’s Fabula, run with producer brother Juan de Dios Larrain, Jeff Skoll »

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Johnny Knoxville Heads to Action Park for Paramount

31 January 2017 8:11 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After teaming up for four Jackass movies together, including the most recent, 2013's Bad Grandpa, Paramount and Johnny Knoxville are back at it again. The actor has signed on to star in, produce and co-write the script for new comedy Action Park. The studio is already eyeing a March production start in South Africa, but no other cast members have been confirmed at this time.

The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news on this project, which Johnny Knoxville will produce alongside Billy Gerber and Derek Freda. Johnny Knoxville will also co-write the script with John Altshuler and Dave Krinsky, who are best known for co-creating the hit HBO series Silicon Valley with Mike Judge. Tim Kirkby is set to direct, having most recently directed the pilot episode of Amazon Studios' hit series Fleabag.

The story centers on what would happen if "Knoxville and his cohorts irresponsibly designed and operated their own theme park. »

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‘Wizard of Lies’ Trailer: Robert De Niro Embodies Bernie Madoff in Teaser and Photos

14 January 2017 11:28 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

HBO’s 2017 slate is filled with many must-see shows, including the TV movie “The Wizard of Lies.” Starring Robert De Niro as American fraudster Bernie Madoff and Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife, Ruth, the film offers a behind-the-scenes look at Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme.

Directed by Barry Levinson, “The Wizard of Lies” depicts how the scheme was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff’s family. Lily Rabe, Hank Azaria, Kristen Connolly, Alessandro Nivola and Nathan Darrow also co-star.

Read More: ‘Big Little Lies’ Trailer: Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman Aren’t Afraid to Throw Around the Word Murder

Arrested on December 11, 2008, Madoff pulled off what is considered the largest financial fraud in Us history. In 2009, he pleaded guilty to 11 federal felonies, admitting to turning his wealth management business into a massive Ponzi scheme. He was »

- Liz Calvario

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First teaser for The Wizard of Lies starring Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff

14 January 2017 11:15 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

HBO has released a teaser for its upcoming drama The Wizard of Lies. Directed by Barry Levinson and based on The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust by journalist Diana B. Henriques, the film stars Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff, the American stockbroker and financier who committed one of the largest cases of financial fraud in Us history; take a look below after the official synopsis…

In 2008, stockbroker, investment advisor and financier Bernie Madoff made headlines around the world when he was arrested for perpetrating perhaps the largest financial fraud in U.S. history.

Debuting in May, HBO FilmsThe Wizard Of Lies examines Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme – his deception, lies and cover-up, all as the financier’s wife and sons are catapulted into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight.

Robert De Niro (Oscar® winner for “Raging Bull” and “The Godfather II”) comes to »

- Amie Cranswick

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