Greed is good again in NYC as Oliver Stone begins filming ‘Wall Street’ sequel

Filmmaker Oliver Stone hit the city Thursday to film the sequel to his 1987 hit “Wall Street,” hoping that greed is still good the second time around. “Transformers” star Shia LaBeouf, who plays a young Wall Street broker, and veteran actor Frank Langella, who plays his mentor, filmed scenes in Central Park. In one scene, Langella looked like he’d just escaped from an asylum, wearing blue pajamas under a rumpled trench coat. In another, Stone appeared to be giving Langella intense direction on how to walk a pack of King Charles spaniels. The updated version of the flick will be called “Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps.” Michael Douglas, who scored an Academy Award in the first picture, will reprise his roll as Gordon Gekko, the ethically-challenged financier who coined the phrase “greed is good.” Charlie Sheen is also expected to resurrect his character Bud Fox for the new flick. The film will also co-star Josh Brolin. Douglas, 64, said his wife, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, and kids, Dylan, 9, and Carys, 6, will soon join him in New York as he works on the movie. “I grew up in New York, and I love everything about it,” Douglas told the Daily News Wednesday night while in the city promoting his soon-to-be released film “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt.” “It’s good to be back. This will be a whole new experience for the kids – they’ll be going to school here. I’m excited for them to live in the city.” Zeta-Jones is… [Read full story]

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