The Wolf of Wall Street adds Matthew McConaughey to Cast

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The cast of The Wolf of Wall Street is shaping up to be pretty epic. That's the kind of drawing power you get when you're Martin Scorsese, I suppose.

Today, shirtless lawyer Matthew McConaughey hops on board. He'll join Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Jean Dujardin, Jon Favreau, and Rob Reiner in the cast.

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The Wolf of Wall Street is an adaptation of the book by Jordan Belfort, which tells the story of his days as a corrupt Wall Street trader, which resulted in a criminal conviction. DiCaprio will play Belfort, with McConaughey playing Mark Hanna, one of Belfort's early bosses.

Fans can see Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby and Django Unchained this winter. McConaughey's new film, The Paperboy, will come out in October. Check out The Paperboy trailer for a look.

The Wolf of Wall Street is expected to begin production this Fall.

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The Wolf of Wall Street Quotes

My name is Jordan Belfort. The year I turned 26, I made 49 million dollars, which really pissed me off because it was three shy of a million a week.

Jordan Belfort

On a daily basis I consume enough drugs to sedate Manhattan, Long Island, and Queens for a month. I take Quaaludes 10-15 times a day for my "back pain", Adderall to stay focused, Xanax to take the edge off, pot to mellow me out, cocaine to wake me back up again, and morphine... Well, because it's awesome.

Jordan Belfort

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