Is there a better way to spend a frosty Sunday morning than breathing the rarified air of both Martin Scorsese
and Leonardo DiCaprio
? Nay, we say! Moviefone hustled to a swank hotel in Manhattan for "The Wolf of Wall Street
" press conference, with Scorsese, DiCaprio, Kyle Chandler
, writer Terence Winter
, and producers Riza Aziz
, Emma Tillinger Koskoff
, and Joey McFarland
in attendance to discuss their crazy tale of real life greed and debauchery. Here's what we learned.
1. It Was All Leo's idea, But It Wasn't Easy
Surprise! Not everything comes easily to Leonardo DiCaprio
-- even a juicy project like this.
"About six years ago, I picked up this novel by Jordan Belfort
, which was a fascinating read simply because I felt like it was really a reflection of -- his biography was a reflection of everything that's wrong in today's society. This hedonistic lifestyle, this time period in Wall