Terence Winter Talks Working with Scorsese on 'Wolf of Wall Street' and 'Boardwalk Empire'

Terence Winter Talks Working with Scorsese on 'Wolf of Wall Street' and 'Boardwalk Empire'
Back 2007, veteran TV writer Terence Winter first met with Martin Scorsese to talk about creating what became the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire," about a month before Leonardo DiCaprio and Warner Bros. snatched the rights to Jordan Belfort's memoir "The Wolf of Wall Street."  Over the succeeding six years, Winter developed both, although "Boardwalk Empire" came to fruition far ahead of "The Wolf of Wall Street." Now Winter is back executive producing Season Five of "Boardwalk Empire" amid tireless interviews on behalf of "Wall Street," which earned him his first Oscar nomination, for Adapted Screenplay, one of five for the movie. We spoke on the phone. Anne Thompson: You cut your teeth writing for David Chase on the landmark HBO series "The Sopranos"?  Terence Winter: Through the entire run. David, he's brilliant and funny. He and I clicked. We have the same sense of humor. We're both East Coast guys.
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