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Robert De Niro fools the world as Bernie Madoff in the trailer for a new movie

Jason Guerrasio
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("The Wizard of Lies."HBO)
The notorious New York City Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, who was behind the biggest fraudulent act in US history, is coming to HBO. 

Robert De Niro plays Madoff in the HBO movie "The Wizard of Lies," which is coming to the premium channel on May 20. 

Directed by Barry Levinson ("Wag the Dog"), the movie will follow Madoff when he was at the height of New York City royalty to eventually admitting that his whole financial empire was a giant con.

Michelle Pfeiffer plays Madoff's wife. The movie also stars Hank Azaria.

Watch the trailer below:

 

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