Trailer: De Niro Is Madoff In “Wizard of Lies”

HBO Films has released the first teaser for the Barry Levinson-directed “The Wizard of Lies” which covers Bernie Madoff’s infamous Ponzi scheme which rocked the private and public lives of his family and his countless victims.

Robert De Niro stars as Madoff alongside Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife Ruth who was duped into being his unwitting partner. Alessandro Nivola and Nathan Darrow play their sons, while Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe, Hank Azaria and Diana B. Henriques have supporting roles.

“The Wizard of Lies” will debut on HBO in May.