In Arbitrage, Richard Gere stars as Robert Miller, a morally shaky hedge fund manager trying to extricate himself from legal, personal, and financial troubles. The film in theaters Friday, is very much of the moment and features real-life figures from the world of high finance, from CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo to Four Seasons restaurant co-owner Julian Niccolini. But who is Robert Miller? He’s not modeled on any single Wall Street figure. But writer and director Nicholas Jarecki clearly cribbed from the pages of The Wall Street Journal in shaping the character. (Hollywood loves to mash-up bits and pieces of fact when creating its heroes and villains.) Here are some of the real-life influences on Robert Miller’s fictional character.