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FBI to Seize Assets of ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer Red Granite

In one of the biggest asset seizures in U.S. history, Federal prosecutors are expected to file civil lawsuits against “The Wolf of Wall Street” producer and financier Red Granite Pictures, the Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday.

Billions of dollars were allegedly drained out of a Malaysian government fund since it launched in 2009. The money trail led to Red Granite co-founder Riza Aziz, whose stepfather is the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Authorities are expected to seize millions in assets including properties and other belongings tied to the company.

The Malaysian fund, known as 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB,) was supposed to help the country’s economy, but according to the F.B.I., the money was instead pumped into real estate in New York and Los Angeles–Aziz reportedly spent $50 million on two homes–and later funded Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio’s box office smash hit, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” which grossed nearly $400 million worldwide in 2013. The film was deemed too raunchy and was not allowed to be screened in Malaysia.

It’s not the only drama “Wolf of Wall Street” is facing the Paramount drama this past year. In January, a judge ordered DiCaprio to give a deposition in a civil lawsuit over the portrayal of one of the film’s real-life bankers.

DiCaprio’s Appian Way banner was also a producer on the “Wolf of Wall Street,” which tells the story of Wall Street criminal and ex-banker Jordan Belfort, though neither Appian Way nor Scorsese are subjects of the F.B.I.’s investigation.

Source; Variety

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Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert DeNiro to work together?

Seems like the trio of Scorsese, DiCaprio and DeNiro has finally found something to work together on. They might come together for the film adaptation of David Grann’s crime thriller ‘Killers Of The Flower Moon: The Osage Murders’ And ‘The Birth Of the FBI

Imperative Entertainment is working right now to put together some A-listers for the big screen and all the three Hollywood artists are seriously considering the movie. Imperative partners Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas are producing the flick.

The studio landed the rights to Grann’s book last year for a cool 5 million USD in a bidding war. Scorsese and DeNiro are currently huddling on ‘The Irishman’ at Netflix.

The ‘Silence’ helmer and Leonardo DiCaprio have worked together multiple times before, in movies like ‘Gangs of New York,’ ‘The Aviator,’ ‘Shutter Island’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street….

Source: timesofindia

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The Warning

Los Veteranos is a Cyprus based dj/production team made up of Anthony Rotsas and Nick Panayides specializing in creating energetic club music!

We have just finished a track called “The Warning” which features a United Nations speech by Leonardo DiCaprio! We wanted to help raise awareness amongst the youth with regard to global warming.

The track will be released at the end of April 2017.

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