Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Bud Fox is Back


"The New York Times interviewed Oliver Stone recently about Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, which 20th Century Fox has scheduled for an April 23, 2010 release.

'When Gekko comes out of prison in the beginning of this movie, he essentially has to redefine himself, redefine his character,' Mr. Stone said. 'He's looking for that second chance.'

The rest of the cast includes Shia LaBeouf as Jake Moore, a young trader who is the fiancé of Gekko's daughter, played by Carey Mulligan; Josh Brolin as the head of an investment bank; Frank Langella as Jake's mentor; and Susan Sarandon as Jake's mother. Charlie Sheen, who played the central role of Bud Fox, a young trader, in the original, will make a cameo in the sequel. for the film, which will be released by 20th Century Fox next April, begins this week in New York.

'We sort of started over with the story of a young man who is at the center of it, and how he needs Gordon Gekko's help to navigate those waters,' said Alex Young, co-president of production at 20th Century Fox."

Good to see the two main stars of the original Wall Street back together again!

UPDATE: I've just noticed. POST #300!!!

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