Douglas, LaBeouf star in ‘Wall Street’ sequel

Movie: "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps"

When: Opening Friday at local theaters

Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan, James Brolin, Frank Langella

Director: Oliver Stone

The story: Some two decades after making the pronouncement "Greed is good," disgraced corporate raider Gordon Gekko’s finally out of prison, warning Wall Streeters of coming economic meltdown — and advising a young trader who, he hopes, will help him reconcile with his estranged daughter.

The buzz: Oliver Stone delivers his first sequel with a timely drama pegged to the global financial crisis. But the movie was in the works before 2008’s meltdown, which prompted studio officials to order a script update — penned by Alan Loeb ("21," "The Switch"), a licensed stockbroker who worked at the Chicago Board of Trade before heading to Hollywood.

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