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Town and Country Magazine on HBO’s Wizard of Lies

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“The most interesting thing here,” De Niro says, “is the family dynamic.” Levinson agrees. “You want to know who he was, who she was, and the relationship between them, because if you can humanize them you can better understand,” he says. “If you use the family to show what the man is like, you begin to see how he functions in the outside world. He was a full-time con artist, in private and in public.”

Read the full article here.

Deadline Hollywood: Robert De Niro Talks Bernie Madoff & Donald Trump at TCA

…participating with De Niro in an improvised interview scene was surreal. “Bob is having to answer those questions extemporaneously, out of Bernie Madoff’s brain.”

Recent discussion at the The Television Critics Association shed some light on how De Niro “became” Madoff for HBO’s upcoming adaptation of The Wizard of Lies. Read the full article here.