Emmy Contender ‘The Wizard of Lies’ Teaser

HBO unveils a new The Wizard of Lies teaser for the Robert DeNiro and Michelle Pfeiffer television film about the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.

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Here’s a new The Wizard of Lies teaser trailer. The hot Emmy contender drops on HBO May 20. It stars Robert De Niro, who also serves as an executive producer, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Bernie and Ruth Madoff. The Wizard of Lies examines Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme — his deception, lies and cover-up, all as the financier’s wife and sons are catapulted into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight. Alessandro Nivola, Nathan Darrow, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe and Hank Azaria also star.

The Wizard of Lies is directed by Barry Levinson, who also serves as executive producer along with Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Berry Welsh and Tom Fontana; Jason Sosnoff co-executive produces. Produced by Joseph E. Iberti. The film was written by Sam Levinson, John Burnham Schwartz and Samuel Baum, based on the book The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, written by Diana B. Henriques.

Take a look at the new The Wizard of Lies teaser.

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