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Matthew McConaughey Strengthens 'Wolf of Wall Street' Cast

August 2, 2012 (5:55 pm) GMT
The 42-year-old actor has signed to star in the financial drama as Leonardo DiCaprio's character's early mentor.

"" star has joined the stellar cast of Martin Scorsese's "". His character, Mark Hanna is the early boss and mentor of 's Jordan Belfort.

"Wolf of Wall Street" revolves around a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 20 months in prison for refusing to cooperate in a massive 1990s securities fraud case that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including mob infiltration.

Script is written by "" scribe Terence Winter. Shooting begins this month in New York for a premiere next year. Also in the cast are , , Rob Reiner, , , , , P.J. Byrne and .

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