Christine Ebersole joins ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

Will play mother of Leonardo DiCaprio's character in Scorsese pic

Christine Ebersole has joined Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street,” playing the mother of Leonardo DiCaprio’s character.

Cast includes Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill, Jean Dujardin, Rob Reiner, Kyle Chandler and Margot Robbie. “Wolf” is produced by Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland of Red Granite Pictures, DiCaprio via Appian Way, Scorsese and Emma Koskoff through Sikelia Productions and Alexandra Milchan though Emjag Prods.

Red Granite owns the rights to Jordan Belfort’s memoir and is financing the film. Terence Winter adapted the screenplay, which chronicles Belfort’s dramatic rise and fall on Wall Street.

Ebersole stars in the TBS comedy skein “Sullivan & Son” and can next be seen in “The Big Wedding” opposite Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Robin Williams, Topher Grace, Susan Sarandon and Diane Keaton. She is repped by APA.

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