MAKING THE WIZARD OF LIES
“She’s terrific, she
was essential to
the whole project.”
—Robert De Niro
FORGETTING THE 80'S?

Why it's a
REALLY bad idea
for Wall Street.


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“RIVETING READING”
—The New York Times Book Review

“the definitive book
on what Madoff did and how he did it.”
—Bloomberg Businessweek

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.

HBO Film ”The Wizard of Lies” in Production

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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.

Washington and Lee University Appearance Article

“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.

Read the full article here.