The studio this week confirmed it was pushing the picture's release date from Nov. 15 to Christmas Day after Scorsese finally handed over a 165-minute version of the film. But any last-minute scurrying wasn't evident from the film's new trailer, which compellingly conveys the movie's narrative.
"Wolf" is based on the real-life story of Jordan Belfort (
In a teaser for "Wolf" released earlier this summer, Belfort's gregarious nature was quickly apparent, and a GIF of DiCaprio breaking out some impressive dance moves went viral.
The new trailer gives us a bit more of Belfort's backstory: He's the kind of guy who pays $26,000 for a fancy meal and flirts with hot women even though he's married.
So yes, like DiCaprio's most recent character, Jay Gatsby, Belfort definitely has an affinity for the finer things in life. But Belfort is less stiff than the man DiCaprio played in
And then there's
And did we mention Kyle Chandler? Yes, the "Friday Night Lights" favorite is in this too. The actor, who appeared last fall in
As for the film's financial prospects, DiCaprio's last lead part in a fall film, in 2011's "J. Edgar," proved to be a box office disappointment. But Paramount can take heart in the Scorsese pairing: the last two films the actor and director teamed up for each topped $125 million at the domestic box office.