Director Martin Scorsese Reveals How Margot Robbie Landed Her Role in The Wolf of Wall Street
Margot Robbie is the Australian actress who rose to fame after co-starring with Leonardo DiCaprio in the 2013 Hollywood blockbuster movie The Wolf of Wall Street.
And now director Martin Scorsese has revealed how the 30-year-old landed her role in the film.
Scorsese revealed in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People issue, Margot went off script and punched Leonardo in the face during her audition.
Successful role: Director Martin Scorsese has revealed how Margot Robbie (pictured) landed her role in The Wolf of Wall Street
“She got her part in The Wolf of Wall Street during our first meeting — pulling away and punching Leonardo DiCaprio in the face,” he said.
‘[It was] an improvisation that stunned us all.’
Margot has become one of the brightest stars in Hollywood today.
That was a surprise! Scorsese revealed that Margot went off script and punched her co-star Leonardo DiCaprio (right) in the face during her audition
Last year, a talent manager revealed the staggering amount the actress may earn for her commercial endorsements.
Speak with News Corp Australia, the US-based Australian agent said Margot will receive at least AUD$1.5 million for using her celebrity status to promote products.
“Everyone wants to work with her,” he said. ‘She fits within their primary target audience from the mid-20s to early 1940s.’
Rise to fame: Margot has become one of the brightest stars in Hollywood today
The talent agent continued: “She’s Australian and successful in the US so she appeals to both markets, and is at the stage where she’s considered a Hollywood A-lister.”
Margot rose to fame after starring in Channel Ten’s Neighbors as Donna Freedman until 2011.
Over the years, her popularity has earned her endorsement deals with international brands.
Career: Margot rose to fame after starring on Channel Ten’s Neighbors (pictured), where she played Donna Freedman until 2011