“From daring direction by Barry Levinson, to De Niro’s mesmerizing performance as disgraced financier Bernie Madoff, “The Wizard of Lies,” is another grand-slam docudrama from TV’s premier cable channel.”
David Zurawik of The Baltimore Sun gave “The Wizard of Lies” on HBO a rave review. Read the full article here.
The HBO film The Wizard of Lies is in production and will star Robert De Niro (as Bernie Madoff) and Michelle Pfeiffer (as Ruth Madoff). I was also excited to be asked to play myself in scenes that feature my reporting and interaction with Madoff. The film is scheduled to be released in 2017. For more information please see the HBO page. Photo: HBO.
“She advised that journalists be extra alert when interviewing people like Madoff to avoid getting swept up in charm and potential lies. The story seemed to resonate with students in the audience.”
Maya Lora wrote an interesting synopsis of a recent talk given at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. It is always inspiring to have an opportunity to discuss research and reporting with the next generation of journalists.