Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

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Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps is the sequel to uh… Wall Street. You probably figured this out quickly.

As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader’s mentor.

Money Never Sleeps

Gekko (Douglas) has served his prison sentence and is warning everyone about the fall of Wall Street. No one listens to him so he devotes himself to mending his relationship with his estranged daughter.

LaBeouf plays an ambitious, young Wall Street trader who is engaged to Gekko’s daughter. When LaBeouf’s mentor unexpectedly kills himself, he suspects that a hedge fund manager (Bardem) is responsible.

LaBeouf seeks revenge on Bardem’s character and asks Gekko for help. Gekko agrees in return for help reconciling with his daughter.” The film spans from June 2008 to the federal bail out.

Why You Care

Because Greed is Good, and Bud Fox’s character is also returning in the movie.

Release Date

Wow, Money Never Sleeps has been delayed again. It won’t come out till September 24th 2010 now. This film doesn’t sound promising with all its delays.

Starring

Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Javier Bardem, Frank Langella, Carey Mulligan, Charlie Sheen, Carey Mulligan , Susan Sarandon, Frank Langella, Josh Brolin, Vaness Ferlito

Interesting Facts

The movie is actually a sequel to the the movie Wall Street which was released in 1987.

Wall Street 2 Reminds me of

The Wall Street which was released in 1987

Related Movies

Wall Street ( 1987)

The Good

Wall Street was a fantastic movie, Gordon Gekko was an icon to all the young traders back in the day. Money Never Sleeps is also being directed by Oliver Stone which is promising, since Stone shouldn’t botch his own sequel.

The Bad

Shia LaBeouf? Why? No Darryl Hannah cameo? If Bud Fox can make it to the sequel, why not Darien Taylor?

Wall Street 2: Prediction

Obviously Money Never Sleeps will be huge, look forward to everything in the movie but Shia LaBeouf.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Stupid not to use Sheen and Hannah in this sequel. I think it will bomb.
    The characters are too strong and pronounced to fool around with; when something works, you stick with it and not change it. Believe me, when viewers compare this to the original there will be a collective disappointment

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