"I'm gonna make you rich, Bud Fox"
This week's topic: The 1987 flick Wall Street, starring Charlie Sheen and Michael Douglas, who won an Oscar for playing corporate greed-monger Gordon Gekko.
In this show:
-- Find out what A-list stars were offered or wanted the roles made famous by Sheen and Douglas.
-- Listen as Oliver Stone explains why he places women in less-than-flattering roles in his films.
-- Discover what savory scenes were cut when the movie was trimmed by 40 minutes for theaters.
-- Daryl Hannah -- hot or not? Join the debate.
Some other Wall Street trivia:
-- Oliver Stone appears in the movie in one montage. His infant son, though, plays the part of Gordon Gekko's son.
-- Jack Lemmon was considered for the role of Bud Fox's father -- a role that went to Martin Sheen.
-- Trading scenes were filmed on the actual New York Stock Exchange trading floor during business hours using real traders.
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