Leonardo DiCaprio Suits Up On ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Set (PHOTOS)

Gabrielle Chung / August 25, 2012

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Leonardo DiCaprio is taking the Big Apple by storm — again.

Collaborating with Gangs of New York director Martin Scorese for the fifth time, the 37-year-old actor was spotted filming on-location scenes for his upcoming crime drama, The Wolf of Wall Street.

Dressed in a snappy suit, DiCaprio turned heads and stopped traffic — literally — as he failed a cab on the busy street.

So what’s this new film about?

DiCaprio plays a a New York stockbroker who refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on the Jordan Belfort’s best-selling memoir of the same name, will follow DiCaprio’s character as he launders approximately $200 million from investors.

Also starring Jonah Hill and Matthew McConaughey, the movie is set to be released in 2013.

DiCaprio, who was recently announced as the second highest-paid actors of 2012 by Forbes magazine, will grace the silver screen this year in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained.

Watch him take on a new villainous role in the trailer, below.