The Wizard of Lies teaser trailer

HBO kicked off its winter 2017 programming this past weekend with The Young Pope, but they also took that opportunity to remind you there’s even more great stuff coming up on the horizon. Like The Wizard of Lies, the first-ever HBO project starring Robert De Niro. He plays Bernie Madoff, whom you may remember as that investment advisor who was arrested in 2008 for perpetrating one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in history. Michelle Pfeiffer stars as his wife, Ruth Madoff. Watch the Wizard of Lies teaser below. Read More »

HBO seems to be in love with real-life stories this year. Among other projects, the channel has Too Big To Fail, a film about the 2008 financial crisis, hitting soon, and is now shooting Game Change, which features Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in a story about the 2008 presidential election. And HBO has optioned the book The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, which now has Robert De Niro as a likely lead for the film. Read More »