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First Look: Wall Street 2 Trailer


The new trailer above gives us a glimpse of how Oliver Stone will show today’s more modern take on greed in .

The film - a sequel to the critically-acclaimed 1987 entry - brings back Oscar winner as his iconic character Gordon Gekko. Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan (An Education) both co-star.

Money Never Sleeps opens April 23.

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Getting Into Character: Shia LaBeouf’s Suited Up for Wall Street

Shia LaBeouf on set of Wall Street

When he’s not searching for crystal skulls, running from large robots or flipping his own vehicle, can clean up quite nicely.

In , Shia’s character (Jacob Moore) is a Wall Street trader engaged to Winnie Gekko (Carey Mulligan), the estranged daughter of Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas). Jacob finds himself helping the recently-jailed Gekko repair his family situation in exchange for help with a hedge fund manager (Josh Brolin).

The film - also starring Frank Langella and Susan Sarandon - opens April 23.

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Ryan Reynolds Embraces His Inner Woman

Ryan Reynolds set to go drag in upcoming filmIn an effort to expand his acting range, Ryan Reynolds will dress as a woman in his next movie.

The X-Men Origins: Wolverine actor is set to take on the lead role in an as-yet untitled movie which will see his character disguise himself in drag in order to befriend his ex-girlfriend in a bid to win her back.

Ryan, who will next shoot superhero movie The Green Lantern, will also serve as executive producer on the project, which does not yet have a director.

The script is being penned by Wall Street 2 writer Allan Loeb. No further casting information has been given.

In addition to the cross-dressing caper, it was recently reported that Ryan is set to take over from Tom Cruise in Motorcade after the Mission Impossible star dropped out of the project to appear in Wichita. The action thriller sees the actor playing a disgraced Secret Service agent who happens to be in the wrong place at the right time when the US president is kidnapped in New York.


Casting Corner: Daniel Craig, Stephen Moyer and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Daniel Craig: If you found out your Dream House was once the scene of a murder - what would you do? What would James Bond do? Next year, Daniel Craig will take on the Morgan Creek thriller set in a New England town. The film will be directed by Oscar nominee Jim Sheridan (In America).

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Casting Corner: Paul Giamatti, Frank Langella, and More

Paul Giamatti replaces Sean Penn as Larry

Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Paul Giamatti: The Farrelly Brothers’ Three Stooges film took a huge blow when they lost Sean Penn; however, Peter Farrelly has recently revealed that John Adams star Paul Giamatti will be taking his place to fill in Larry’s shoes. Jim Carrey and Benicio Del Toro also star as Curly and Moe.

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Javier Bardem Leaves Wall Street Sequel

Javier BardemJavier Bardem has pulled out of starring in .

The Oscar-winner had been lined up to play a hedge fund manager in the Oliver Stone-directed sequel - provisionally titled Money Never Sleeps - but has dropped out of the project due to other commitments. Although he “loves Oliver Stone,” Bardem’s rep claims the actor has had “five or six other offers.”

, who won an Academy Award for his 1987 turn as Gordon Gekko, remains attached the film. Shia LaBeouf will co-star.

Javier is next scheduled to appear with in Eat, Pray Love - an adaptation of the best-selling memoir.


Sequel News: Zoolander, Wall Street, Eastern Promises and More

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Wall Street: Michael Douglas will soon be reprising his Oscar-winning role in the classic tale of corporate greed. The actor will be reteaming with his old Wall Street director (Oliver Stone) for the sequel set twenty years later. (The original actually premiered 22 years ago.) Gordon Gekko, fresh from prison, is now facing a new economy and aiming to train a new protege. (Shia LaBeouf is currently in talks for the trainee role.) Production on Wall Street 2 may begin this summer.

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Sequel News: Hulk, Wall Street, Evil Dead and More

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Here’s the latest scoop on the sequel buzz spreading across Hollywood:

Hairspray: Earlier this summer, New Line announced plans to produce a Hairspray follow. Unfortunately, the studio - which has already asked John Waters to write a treatment - may have a major casting issue to deal with. In a recent interview with Australia’s Sunday Herald Sun, John Travolta said he wasn’t looking forward to putting Edna Turnblad’s fat suit back on. “I think once is enough. I did it and I did it well but I’m not a big sequel guy,” the Look Who’s Talking Too star claimed. No other stars from the original cast have yet been confirmed for the new musical.

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