Scorsese's 'Wolf of Wall Street' moves to Dec. 25

Release of Martin Scorsese's 'The Wolf of Wall Street' moves to Dec. 25

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Scorsese's 'Wolf of Wall Street' moves to Dec. 25
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This film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort in a scene from "The Wolf of Wall Street." The release of Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” has been pushed to Dec. 25. Paramount Pictures made the widely expected announcement Tuesday, Oct. 29. Scorsese’s Wall Street epic starring Leonardo DiCaprio had previously been scheduled to be release Nov. 15. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures and Red Granite Pictures, Mary Cybulski)

NEW YORK (AP) -- The release of Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" has been pushed to Dec. 25.

Paramount Pictures made the widely expected announcement Tuesday.

Scorsese's Wall Street epic starring Leonardo DiCaprio had previously been scheduled for release Nov. 15. But for weeks, that date has been considered impossible, as Scorsese rushes to finish editing the film. An early cut reportedly exceeded three hours.

Paramount last week moved "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," previously slated to debut on Christmas, to Jan. 17 to make room for "The Wolf of Wall Street." Sony's "The Monuments Men," a World War II drama directed by and starring George Clooney, also recently vacated late December in favor of a February release.

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