Leonardo DiCaprio Must Testify in 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Lawsuit

The actor must give a deposition in a lawsuit brought by a former executive of defunct brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont.
2:16 | 06/18/16

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Transcript for Leonardo DiCaprio Must Testify in 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Lawsuit
First here Leo Dicaprio may be starring involuntary in a real-life courtroom drama. A judge has ruled that the actor must answer questions in a $15 million lawsuit surrounding that hit movie "Wolf of wall Street." And ABC's David Wright is here with more this morning. Hi, David. Reporter: Good morning, Paula. Good morning, Dan. This is one casting call that Leonardo Dicaprio probably would rather give a miss, a deposition in a lawsuit brought by a former executive of Stratton oakmont, the executive claims the movie damaged his reputation costing him millions. The character at issue isn't the one di crappy Yoplaits, Jordan belfort. This is the greatest company in the world. Reporter: Rather it's another member of the wolfpack. Nicky koskoff, named rugrat because of that awful rug. Are you going to comment on my hair? Former Wall Street executive and real-life belfort pal says it's based on him. Did you do any of the things that rugrat is seen doing in the movie? Not a thing. Greene claims rugrat's antics portrayed him as a criminal and a degenerate citing this scene where rugrat shaves a woman's head. Greene says he is now permanently linked to the crimes and loathsome behavior portrayed by his likeness with reckless disregard to the truth. Hey, listen, the only reason you're sitting in here is because of my friend. Reporter: Paramount insists it was a composite of several employees at Stratton oak monmont and a judge ruled Dicaprio will have to give a deposition. Whenever you have an a-lister forced to give testimony under oath these are the orders that force parties to get serious about settlement. Reporter: You now di kicaprio didn't write or direct it and asked not to testify but a judge ordered him to do it. It will take place in summer at his lawyer's office in New York or L.A. Probably. Interesting story. Thanks very much. Great to see David Wright on a Saturday morning. Thank you. Let's check the forecast and

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