Tribeca Films is producing the feature film with Robert de Niro and Jane Rosenthal as executive producers.
The movie will follow Bernie Madoff and the $65 billion Ponzi scheme. De Niro will play Madoff, and the script will be penned by John Burnham Schwartz (Reservation Road).
"Truth and Consequences: Life Inside the Madoff Family" is an authorized autobiography that was written with the cooperation of Bernie’s son, Andrew. The book was discussed in a recent episode of "60 Minutes" that featured Andrew Madoff and his mother, Ruth, discussing its contents.
HBO has not yet announced a release date for the film.
Reprinted with permission from Shalom Life
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