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Old 10-14-08, 10:43 AM
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Possible Sequel to Wall Street

http://www.variety.com/VR1117993933.html
As Wall Street continues to capture headlines due to market volatility, 20th Century Fox is moving forward with a "Wall Street" sequel.

Allan Loeb ("21") has been tapped to pen the screenplay, which is being fast-tracked by the studio as a Michael Douglas starrer, though the actor is not formally attached.

The modern-day story will again center on Gordon Gekko, who has recently been sprung from prison and re-emerges into a much more tumultuous financial world than the one he once lorded over. The Bud Fox character, played by Charlie Sheen in the original, will not appear in the latest incarnation.

Edward R. Pressman, who produced the 1987 Oliver Stone-helmed film, is aboard to produce.

Loeb, whose credits also include DreamWorks' "Things We Lost in the Fire," is a licensed stockbroker who once worked at the Chicago Board of Trade. He is involved in a number of projects around town, including "Baster" at Columbia Pictures and a remake of French comedy "The Valet" at Paramount.
Definitely sounds like a winner!
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Im there. Would like to see Sheen, but I'll still be there.
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This is back on again? I read like a year ago they were writing the sequel. Never heard anymore.
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No Stone = No Sale
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Ed Pressman... King of the Franchise Milkers.
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No Mikey D., no sale
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Really not interested in this.

"Wall Street" seems like a movie that doesn't need a sequel. Even less so without Oliver Stone's involvement.
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What will be the setting ..1600 Pennsylvania Avenue?
Old 10-15-08, 01:56 PM
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No Stone = No Sale
20 years ago I would have said that. These days I'm more inclined to say the exact opposite.
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Read about this a few weeks ago. Michael Doulgas=Gordon Gekko. I'm in.
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Re: Possible Sequel to Wall Street

LaBeouf Joining Douglas in Wall Street Sequel
Source: Variety
April 28, 2009


"Variety reports that 20th Century Fox has signed Oliver Stone to return as director of the sequel to his 1987 hit Wall Street.


Shia LaBeouf ("Transformers" films) is negotiating to join Michael Douglas, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Gordon Gekko in the original film. The sequel will once again involve a young Wall Street trader, and the recent economic meltdown spurred by rampant greed and corruption will fit prominently into the plot.

Allan Loeb wrote the script. Edward R. Pressman is back as producer."


I hope they get this together and make it as fast as they did W.
I think this could be potentially extremely interesting if done correctly. And it'll be nice for Stone to get back into R-rated territory.
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Re: Possible Sequel to Wall Street

They couldn't do betetr than Shia LaBeouf?
Old 04-28-09, 04:05 PM
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I don't mind Shia at all, he's likable and I think he could really exceed in a dramatic role. Awesome news that Stone is returning to direct!
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Re: Possible Sequel to Wall Street

Gekko went to jail at the end of the first movie...I hope they give a plausible explanation about how he was ever allowed to run a company again - assuming that's what his characater's doing. It will also be nice to see Douglas in a decent movie again...he's made some bad choices as of late. The last thing I really liked him in was Traffic and Wonder Boys, and those were almost 10 years ago.
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it's so unexpected as Oliver Stone denied any involvement with this sequel many times.it's either 1)he has something to say about the current affairs or 2)wants more money.
Old 04-28-09, 05:30 PM
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Good. Shia is one of my favorites out there right now. He'll be a perfect addition.
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Re: Possible Sequel to Wall Street

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Gekko went to jail at the end of the first movie...I hope they give a plausible explanation about how he was ever allowed to run a company again - assuming that's what his characater's doing. It will also be nice to see Douglas in a decent movie again...he's made some bad choices as of late. The last thing I really liked him in was Traffic and Wonder Boys, and those were almost 10 years ago.
King of California was very good.
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Good. Shia is one of my favorites out there right now. He'll be a perfect addition.
i like him but he is wrong for this,give me a new face or someone i can believe he can be young wall street trader.
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Re: Possible Sequel to Wall Street

If I remember correctly, Gordon Gekko had a little boy in the first film. So I could see Shia playing Gekko's son.
Old 04-30-09, 05:42 PM
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If I remember correctly, Gordon Gekko had a little boy in the first film. So I could see Shia playing Gekko's son.
Great...one of the most bad ass characters in the history of movies son is the biggest pussy movie star ever...awesome
Old 09-17-09, 01:27 PM
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Re: Possible Sequel to Wall Street

Charlie Sheen's BACK!

I'm in!

http://www.britfilms.tv/index.php?id=8747
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Re: Possible Sequel to Wall Street

I wouldn't get too excited. Sheen's only making a cameo.
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Yeah, but I'll take what I can get.
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Re: Possible Sequel to Wall Street

Shia is filming in my trading floor.... that kid is a real diva...and i mean diva

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