Jonah Hill: 'I'm Just Incredibly Honored'

"The Wolf of Wall Street" star reveals what it was really like working with Martin Scorsese.
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faster he is than everybody else. Just nine days now until Oscar Sunday and Jonah hill nominated for his acclaimed performance in "The wolf of wall Street." Well, he tells ABC's Chris Connelly what it was really like working with his director, martin scorsese and co-scar Leo Dicaprio. Reporter: Lately you've seen Jonah hill in martin scorsese's five Oscar nominated "The wolf of Wall Street" playing from donny azoff. Technically do one for me. Reporter: He's this tight with co-star Leonardo Dicaprio king of the world of film. More than happy to toss Jonah a "Titanic" lifeline during his "Snl" host stint. Am I the king of the world. Yes, rose, yes you're flying. Reporter: For his performance he's been nominated for Ang academy award. Now you are a two-time Oscar nominee. I'm just incredibly honored. I don't think any actor actually think that's going to happen to them. He has that innocence about him, but Jonah also with Leo was interesting. It's like a little comedy team. Reporter: His need to please scorsese would put him in a tight spot in which a drug dealer confronts donny violently. Scorsese is going, well, I don't know. It doesn't look good. It doesn't look good. He turns to me, he says, kid, you want to try one more and hit it for real. Reporter: Not what Jonah wanted to hear. I turned to Leo and he goes like this and he looks at me and slowly looks away in the other direction leaving me hung out to dry basically. You dress like -- I'm on the floor and then scorsese is like get him new teeth and shoot his face because it's swelling. Reporter: Yet Jonah would get back at lee Yoo in a sushi eating scene that marks their characters' penthouse to outhouse plunge. Take that last piece. That's all yours. Eat this? Then we did takes all night so he had to eat like 80 pieces of raw yellow tail and by the end of the night he was on the floor throwing up in a trash bin and only two people on the floor laughing were myself and martin scorsese. Reporter: Once again revenge is a dish best served cold. For "Good morning America," Chris Connelly, ABC news, los Angeles.

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