Jean Dujardin, who last February won the Oscar for Best Actor for his turn in The Artist, is in talks with Martin Scorsese to star in his next film, The Wolf of Wall Street.
The French actor, 39, who was unknown here a year ago, will join Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill in this film about the rise and fall of a Wall Street financier– shooting is scheduled to begin this summer in New York.
According to a Variety article Dujardin will play a corrupt Swiss banker who launders money for Jordan Belfort, the main character played by Leonardo DiCaprio.
The Wolf of Wall Street is adapted from the memoirs of Jordan Belfort, a former broker of the NYSE convicted of embezzlement and money laundering in the late nineties.
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