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DiCaprio deposition ordered in 'Wolf of Wall Street' lawsuit

Leonardo DiCaprio can be questioned regarding what he knows about the production of "The Wolf of Wall Street" for a defamation lawsuit, a judge says.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven Locke ruled Thursday that the actor can be deposed in a lawsuit brought by lawyer and investment banker Andrew Greene against Paramount Pictures Corp. and others in 2014.

Greene, seeking more than $50 million, contends that the portrayal of a character who engaged in illegal and morally questionable acts in the 2013 film defames him. The character, Nicky "Rugrat" Koskof, is close friends in the movie with Jordan Belfort, a notorious stock swindler who cost investors tens of...

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