Madoff Trailer Released: See a First Video of Richard Dreyfuss, Blythe Danner as Bernie and Ruth Madoff

The unequivocally initial trailer for Madoff, ABC’s nearing miniseries about Bernie Madoff‘s arise and fall, was diminished on Friday, Dec. 11, starring Richard Dreyfuss as a white-collar assailant and Blythe Danner as his wife, Ruth Madoff.

In a thespian teaser, Dreyfuss, 68, narrates and explains how Madoff, 77, orchestrated what is now dubbed one of a many shameful Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.

“You wish to know how to get people to trust we with their money?” Dreyfuss asks. “You donation it as an proud thing. Nothing on Earth creates people wish something some-more than explanation them they can’t have it.”

In genuine life, Madoff is now apportionment 150 years, the extent visualisation certified in a emperor probity system, in Butner, N.C. In an email from jail this past January, Madoff spoke out about a unbroken tragedy that shabby his family. (His eldest son, Mark, committed self-murder by unused himself in 2010 on a second anniversary of his dad’s arrest. His younger son, Andrew, died final Sep after battling lymphoma.)

“As challenging as it is for me to live with a pain we have inflicted on so many, there is 0 to examination with a class of pain we continue with a wreckage of my sons Mark and Andy,” Madoff wrote in his email. “I live with a trust that they never forgave me for betraying their venerate and trust . . . The fact that we was confusing to strengthen a family by sheltering them from any trust or corner in my misdeed still fails to concur me to atonement myself.”

Madoff’s late sons are portrayed by Tom Lipinski and Danny Deferrari in a miniseries, that was fervent by The Madoff Chronicles, a book combined by ABC News’ arch scientific correspondent, Brian Ross. Charles Grodin and Lewis Black will also star in a array unfailing by Raymond De Felitta.

Madoff debuts on Feb. 3, on ABC. Watch a preview above. 

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