They have been attached for a bit--but now it's official...Director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio are teaming up again to make "The Wolf of Wall Street".
The story is based on the Jordan Belfort penned memoir that tells of his days as a hard partying, drug addicted stockbroker who was indicted in 1998 for security fraud and money laundering and served a 22-month federal prison stretch.
Terence Winter of Boardwalk Empire wrote the adapted script.
Scorsese, DiCaprio, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Irwin Winkler, Jennifer Killoran, Alexandra Milchan, Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland will produce the film
Production begins August in New York