Matthew McConaughey has been added to Martin Scorsese’s wolf pack in The Wolf of Wall Street. McConaughey is set to play Mark Hanna, the boss and mentor of Leonardo DiCaprio’s character, Jordan Belfort. Although it is not a major role in the film, it will be a huge moment in McConaughey’s career to work under Scorsese.
The movie follows a drug-addicted stockbroker who was found guilty for security fraud and money laundering in 1998. He is currently serving a 22-year sentence in prison. Scenes reveal the excessive partying and tumultuous lifestyle of Wall Street’s finest during the 1980s.
Matthew McConaughey’s Magic Mike and Killer Joe are currently in theaters. The Wolf of Wall Street begins filming in New York City this month.