will probably reteam with Oliver Stone
to star as the villain in the sequel to 1987’s “Wall Street
was originally lined up for the role, but withdrew from the project earlier this month.
The film will be Brolin’s second movie with Stone following their success with George W. Bush biopic “W.” last year.
Stone’s follow-up to the classic 1987 financial drama will see Brolin face off against Michael Douglas
‘s Gordon Gekko and Shia LaBeouf
‘s young stockbroker.
Michael Douglas will reprise his Best Actor Oscar-winning role as Gordon Gekko 21 year later.
(“21,” “Things We Lost In The Fire”) has scripted the project under the title “Money Never Sleeps
.” The story reportedly finds Gekko finishing his prison sentence and attempting to reconcile with his estranged daughter, who is dating LaBeouf’s character.
The movie is scheduled for release in February 2010.