First Look at Robert De Niro From The Wizard of Lies

The Wizard of Lies

HBO Films has just released the first look at Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff alongside Michelle Pfeiffer as Ruth Madoff from the upcoming telefilm, The Wizard of Lies.

Directed by Barry Levinson, The Wizard of Lies offers a look behind the scenes at Bernie Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme, including how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff’s family. John Burnham Schwartz, Sam Baum and Sam Levinson provide the screenplay, adapting the book of the same name by Diana Henriques. Laurie Sandell‘s book Truth and Consequences, also provides additional source material.