The French actor would play Jean-Jacques Handali, described by the trade paper as a "suave Swiss banker." (As if Dujardin could be anything but suave.) He would join a cast that already includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and
Coach Taylor Kyle Chandler.
Based on the memoir by Jordan Belfort, "Wolf of Wall Street" follows a stock broker who finds fortune and excess in the free-spirited '90s, only to be brought down by embezzlement charges. DiCaprio will play Belfort, while Hill co-stars as his friend and colleague.
The film marks the fifth collaboration between DiCaprio and Scorsese, following "Gangs of New York," "The Aviator," "The Departed" and "Shutter Island."
For more on Dujardin's casting, including what other projects are on his radar, head over to Variety. Leave your best freshman year-level French one-liners praising Dujardin in the comments below.
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