As The ‘Wolf,’ How Was Leonardo DiCaprio So Good At Being Bad?

2013’s The Wolf of Wall Street earned Leonardo DiCaprio his fourth Academy Award nomination as an actor, as well as a Best Picture nomination as one of the film’s producers. (He would finally win that elusive Oscar with 2015’s The Revenant.) In The Wolf of Wall Street, he played a role based on a real-life stock broker who used corruption, deception, and fraud to make a fortune in the stock market. As you can imagine, the character wasn’t exactly a likable one, yet DiCaprio still turned him into a compelling one. How was he able to do it? DiCaprio told us how he approaches these kinds of roles. (Click on the media bar below to hear Leonardo DiCaprio)


The Wolf of Wall Street is available on DVD, Blu-Ray, 4K, and most digital platforms.

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