Would play father of Leonardo DiCaprio's character
Red Granite is financing, and principals Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland will produce along with Scorsese and Emma Koskoff, Alexandra Milchan and DiCaprio. Irwin Winkler will exec produce with Georgia Kacandes.
Terence Winter (“The Sopranos”) adapted Jordan Belfort’s best-selling memoir, which chronicle his rise and fall on Wall Street, along with his hard-partying lifestyle and tumultuous personal life.
Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Jean Dujardin, Cristin Milioti and Kyle Chandler will co-star in the pic, which stars DiCaprio as Belfort. Reiner is making a deal to play highly irritable father who later becomes the CFO and “enforcer” of his firm.
Production is slated to begin in August in New York.
Reiner recently wrote, directed and produced “The Magic of Belle Isle,” which stars Morgan Freeman. His last acting role was 2003’s “Alex and Emma.”