Pan Am star Margot Robbie is in negotiations to portray the female lead in The Wolf of Wall Street for Red Granite Pictures and director Martin Scorsese.

The actress will play Nadine, the wife of Leonardo DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort. The story, based on Belfort's memoirs, chronicles his life as a phony stockbroker, who swindled millions out of investors before being caught. The adaptation also deals with his rocky personal life and addictions to drugs and alcohol. Jonah Hill, Kyle Chandler, and Kyle Chandler also star.

Terence Winter (Boardwalk Empire) wrote the adapted screenplay. Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese are producing alongside Riza Aziz, Joey McFarland, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, and Alexandra Milchan.

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Production is scheduled to begin this August in New York City.

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