Jonah Hill on Wolf of Wall Street and Turning 30


When Jonah Hill earned an Oscar nomination for 2011's Moneyball, it seemed to inspire a career epiphany in him. "To have this kind of recognition — it means I should do more dramas," Hill said the morning he got the nod. "I don't know if there could be a bigger sign." Since then, Hill's career hasn't taken as sharp a left turn as you might have expected from that statement — he did appear in this summer's comedy hit This Is the End, after all — but it all seems to have been leading to his role in this week's Martin Scorsese film The Wolf of Wall Street, where he plays the amped-up sidekick to Leonardo DiCaprio's amoral financial huckster. The outrageous character is destined to be one of Hill's most iconic parts, but this month offered the actor another milestone, too: Last Friday, he turned 30. The day before his birthday, Hill called up Vulture to discuss the film.  Read More...


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