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Michael Douglas Teams Up With FBI To Fight Fraud (Watch The Ad!)

February 28th, 2012 8:44am EST
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Michael Douglas has reprised his Oscar-winning Wall Street character Gordon Gekko in a bid to help FBI agents win their fraud war.

The 'greed is good' anti-villain appears in a new public service announcement Douglas has shot for bureau officials, in which he asks Americans to report information about securities and commodities fraud.

In the ad, Douglas says, "I played a greedy corporate executive who cheated to profit while innocent investors lost their savings... The movie was fiction, but the problem is real."

The FBI has launched a new campaign to clamp down on insider trading and em...
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Top Ten Memorable 'Movie Bosses'

July 6th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
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With so many clichéd, typical and tedious ones running rampant, what then makes a really memorable movie boss? Could it be the stern voice, an authoritative command or maybe even that unbridled rage that goes along with the pressure of a high-ranking position? Well, in anticipation of the upcoming boss-from-hell dark comedy "Horrible Bosses" (in theaters July 8 from Warner Bros.) we’re going to take a look at some of the best movie bosses the cinema has to offer. Ranging from goofy to bitter and eccentric to sadomasochistic, we are proud to present our...Top Ten Memorable 'Movie Bosses'!...
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Is Charlie Sheen Just Playing a Game With us? That Could be why he's Winning

March 4th, 2011 6:13pm EST
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Eat your heart out Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Ashton Kutcher - (former) Two And A Half Men star Charlie Sheen hit the million follower mark a mere day after starting his page on Twitter. The reached the milestone within 26 hours of starting his account - a record for the social networking site.

But despite all the crazy lately, it seems that Charlie knows what he's doing, and has know it all along - especially when it comes to generating buzz.

A new story from The Hollywood Reporter says that the star sought out Ad.ly, a company that pays celebrities to make endorsements for such br...
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Bret Michaels Advocates Charlie Sheen To 'Work Out Those Demons'

March 3rd, 2011 8:48am EST
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Bret Michaels has urged his longtime friend Charlie Sheen to "work out those demons" amid his much-publicized personal problems, insisting: "We all need help."

Trouble is mounting in the actor's personal life and career - the Wall Street star lost custody of his two sons on Tuesday, just hours after his estranged wife Brooke Mueller won a restraining order against him. He was also hospitalized in January following a wild night of partying with hookers, before undergoing a rehab stint at his Los Angeles home.

Meanwhile, CBS chiefs have scrapped the remainder of the eighth season of his h...
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Charlie Sheen's Hospitalization Caused By 'Hernia' Pain

January 28th, 2011 8:57am EST
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Charlie Sheen is in stable condition and is undergoing treatment for a hernia following his hospitalization on Thursday, according to his representative.

The actor was taken to Cedars-Sinai Hospital's emergency room in Los Angeles after complaining of abdominal pain, caused by a hiatal hernia. The actor's publicist, Stan Rosenfield, has confirmed the Wall Street star is being treated for the condition, which occurs when the stomach pushes up through the diaphragm.

Rosenfield tells CNN.com, "Charlie has had a hernia condition for some time. I was told by the person who made the 911 call ...
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Charlie Sheen Rushed To L.A. Hospital

January 27th, 2011 2:57pm EST
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Charlie Sheen was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Thursday morning. According to TMZ, he was taken out of his home on a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance.

Charlie's publicist Stan Rosenfield tells Hollyscoop that Charlie "was having severe abdominal pains and went to the hospital."

A 911 call was made at 6:35AM from the home. Also, Two women were reportedly seen exiting Sheen's home when he was taken out.

The Wall Street star has been dogged by health and legal woes in recent months - in October, he trashed a New York hotel room while an escort reportedly cowered naked in a bathroo...
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Michael Douglas Returns To Work After Cancer Battle

December 10th, 2010 8:38am EST
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Cancer-stricken Michael Douglas has returned to work for the first time since undergoing grueling chemotherapy sessions earlier this year.

The actor has been battling throat cancer since the summer and completed the draining treatment in October. Douglas has declared he's determined to beat the illness, and he showed signs of his recovery by filming a clip for an online video feature by The New York Times.

The Wall Street star appears in a brooding black and white one-minute clip in which he is seen sat in a leather armchair. James Franco and Matt Damon have also appeared in the 14 Acto...
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Michael Douglas Planning Round-The-World Vacation

December 7th, 2010 11:53pm EST
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Michael Douglas is planning on celebrating his victory over cancer by taking wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and their two young kids on a round-the-world adventure.

The Wall Street star has been battling throat cancer since the summer, but his prognosis is good and doctors insist he has every chance of beating the disease.

And the actor plans to prove he's not ready for the grave yet by taking a global trip.

He tells The Hollywood Reporter, "They're (kids) at a good age where they'd be old enough to understand it but not be torn away from their peer group."

Douglas recently treated his famil...
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Theme Park Visits Took 'A Severe Physical Toll' On Michael Douglas

December 5th, 2010 11:00am EST
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Michael Douglas showed the strain of his cancer battle after resorting to an electronic wheelchair for a day out at an amusement park with his family.

The Wall Street star looked to be the picture of health as he posed for official photos during a visit to Disney World in Florida with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and their two young children, Dylan, 10, and Carys, seven, last week.

But the action-packed trip took its toll on the actor - behind-the-scenes photos of the star showed him looking worn out and using a mobility scooter to tour The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando.

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Michael Douglas: 'I Feel Stronger Every Day'

December 1st, 2010 4:20pm EST
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Oscar winner Michael Douglas is remaining optimistic about his ongoing cancer battle as he fights his way back to full health - although he admits it's "a long road back."

The Wall Street star shocked fans with his pale and gaunt appearance while undergoing treatment for stage four throat cancer in October, but he appeared to be the picture of health during a family trip to Disney World last week.

The actor travelled to Florida with his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and their two young children, Dylan, 10, and Carys, seven, and he reveals the vacation was a special treat for his kids to tha...
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Cancer Brought Michael Douglas Closer To His Dad Kirk

November 30th, 2010 1:37pm EST
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Michael Douglas has found a blessing during his difficult cancer battle - his diagnosis brought him closer to his actor dad Kirk.

The Wall Street star, who underwent treatment for throat cancer last month, admits his 93-year-old dad has supported him ever since doctors told him he had the disease.

Douglas tells the Associated Press, "He really made an effort. He was back here almost 10 days. He came over every day. He was great."

The actor also admits he has come to understand why his father was often absent when he was growing up, adding: "In those key years, when Kirk was doing five...
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Did Carey Mulligan & Shia LaBeouf Break Up?

October 17th, 2010 5:00pm EDT
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Carey Mulligan has moved back to her native Britain after cooling her relationship with Shia LaBeouf, according to a new report.

London-born Mulligan relocated to New York last year when she began dating LaBeouf during the filming of Oliver Stone's "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps."

But Mulligan is now back in the U.K. after putting her love life on hold, reports Britain's Sunday Telegraph.

Mulligan is quoted in the publication as saying, "I'm moving back to England; it's a long story."

She adds, "I am spending more time here at the moment. Just spending time with my family, really."

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Michael Douglas MIA As Catherine-Zeta Jones Brings Daughter To School

October 13th, 2010 12:00pm EDT
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This morning Catherine Zeta-Jones walked her daughter Carys to school in New York amid reports Oliver Stone said Michael Douglas' condition was "precarious."

Douglas's publicist has refuted "Wall Street" director Stone's remark, saying, "The doctors are very happy...he's perfectly fine. If Mr. Stone in Berlin knows something different, well, what can I say."

Douglas has been undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments for cancer. He has not been seen on the school run since Thursday.

Michael was scheduled to complete his cancer treatment last week. In one of his most recent int...
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Michael Douglas To Finish Cancer Treatments This Week

October 6th, 2010 8:37pm EDT
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Michael Douglas will complete his cancer treatment this week, according to his publicist.

The "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" star is battling stage four throat cancer and publicist Allan Burry confirms this is the actor's last week of radiation and chemotherapy.

He tells "Entertainment Tonight" that his famous client plans on taking at least six weeks to recover.

Doctors are reportedly pleased with how Douglas has responded and no further treatments have been scheduled.

In one of his most recent interviews, Douglas told reporters he was determined to win his cancer battle: "It's a fi...
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Fears For Michael Douglas Grow As Catherine Zeta-Jones Jets Back To US

October 2nd, 2010 10:59am EDT
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Catherine Zeta-Jones sparked fears for Michael Douglas' health on Thursday after she cut short a trip to her native Wales to fly back to New York to be with her sick husband.

The "Chicago" actress was in the U.K. to launch the Ryder Cup golf tournament, but Douglas stayed in America to continue his treatment for throat cancer.

Zeta-Jones made an emotional speech at Wednesday's Welcome To Wales gala concert, revealing her husband was originally meant to join her, saying, "Usually I would be watching with him. He would be representing the American team and I would be wholeheartedly represen...
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Review: 'Two Jews On Film' Split On 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' (Video)

September 27th, 2010 8:15am EDT
Money Never Sleeps
"Money Never Sleeps" is the long awaited sequel to "Wall Street." The film is directed by the always interesting Oliver Stone and it was written by Allan Loeb and Stephen Schiff. It stars Michael Douglas, reprising his role as Gordon Gekko, Shia LaBeouf, Josh Brolin, Frank Langella, and Carey Mulligan. The global economy teeters on the brink of disaster. For some people, that is a very good thing. For others, not so much. It opened in theaters September 24th. Check out our bagel count.
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'Wall Street' Sequel Wins Weekend Box Office

September 27th, 2010 8:10am EDT
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Oliver Stone's "Wall Street" sequel is big business at the box office - the film has debuted at number one with an opening week $19 million take.

"Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" stars Michael Douglas, Josh Brolin and Shia LaBeouf.

Animated adventure "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole" opened in second place with $16.3 million and Ben Affleck's "The Town" drops to three.
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Tyra Banks' Busty Business Suit - Hot Or Not?

September 22nd, 2010 10:04pm EDT
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Tyra Banks walked the red carpet at the "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" premiere in New York on Monday wearing a gray suit dress. We found the ensemble rather boring. And why did she pair it with brown heels? What do you think of her outfit?

The new season of Tyra's show "America's Next Top Model" has started off with a bang. The season includes a bunch of celebrity guest judges and the winner of this season gets a contract with the best model management company, IMG.

Tyra has enlisted the help of legendary designers like Roberto Cavalli and Diane Von Furstenburg to usher this new cop...
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Shia LaBeouf Is All Class At The 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' Premiere

September 22nd, 2010 5:02pm EDT
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Shia LaBeouf attended the New York premiere of his new film "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday night. The star explained how he has regained the full use of his left hand, two years after mangling his fingers in a near-fatal car crash.

The actor had to undergo three surgeries to fix his smashed hand following a summer accident which saw his truck flip over and crush his bones.

LaBeouf had previously resigned himself to the fact his hand would never be the same again after the horrific incident, but he reveals he's impressed doctors and himself by making a ...
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We Give Carey Mulligan's Longer Hairdo A Big Thumbs Up

September 21st, 2010 6:30pm EDT
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Carey Mulligan looked sweet at the "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" premiere in New York on Monday. She wore a long black skirt and feminine brown top with a fabric rose on it. We like her looser, longer haircut. What do you think?

In the film, ambitious young investment banker Jacob Moore (Shia LaBeouf) discovers that greed is still the name of the game when he forges a fragile alliance with one time Wall Street hot shot Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) shortly after Gekko is released from prison.

Carey is currently dating Shia.

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Michael Douglas Braves The Red Carpet For 'Wall Street 2' Premiere (Photos & Video)

September 21st, 2010 9:30am EDT
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Cancer-stricken Michael Douglas made good on his vow to walk the red carpet at the New York premiere of "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" on Monday night, joining his castmates and director Oliver Stone to promote the movie.

The veteran star has been undergoing intensive chemotherapy and radiation treatment for throat cancer following his diagnosis revelation last month and it had been feared he would be too weak to attend the big unveiling.

Last week, his publicist Allen Burry insisted Douglas would make every effort to attend the event, but would evaluate the situation on a "day-to-day"...
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Michael Douglas Hopes To Attend 'Wall Street 2' Premiere

September 18th, 2010 8:00am EDT
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Michael Douglas is determined to walk the red carpet at next week's "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" premiere, despite undergoing ravaging cancer treatment.

The acting icon is currently receiving chemotherapy and radiation treatment for throat cancer following his diagnosis revelation last month.

His highly-anticipated return as ruthless bank boss Gordon Gekko is to be unveiled at the New York screening on September 20, but speculation has been rife the star will be too drained to attend.

But his publicist Allen Burry insists Douglas will make every effort to be there.

The rep tells Po...
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Josh Brolin & Michael Douglas Got Nostalgic On Latest Movie Shoot

September 12th, 2010 8:44am EDT
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Movie stars Josh Brolin and Michael Douglas bonded on the set of Oliver Stone's "Wall Street" sequel by recalling their wild days on the Brolin's family big cat sanctuary.

Douglas fondly recalled the days he spent hanging out with young Brolin at the wildlife station his late mother Jane Cameron Agee ran in Santa Barbara, California and the two actors spent time between takes laughing about the old days.

Douglas remembers, "Josh and I lived together in the same town in Santa Barbara, California and his wonderful mother was an extraordinary lady, and she had a collection of wild animals, o...
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Michael Douglas To Undergo Treatment For Throat Tumor

August 16th, 2010 4:25pm EDT
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Hollywood actor Michael Douglas is preparing to undergo cancer treatment after doctors discovered a tumor in his throat.

A representative for the Wall Street star reveals the 65 year old will receive eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy sessions but he is expected to make a full recovery.

And Douglas, who is married to actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, is confident he will soon be back to full health.

In a statement to People.com, Douglas says, "I am very optimistic."
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Michael Douglas' Ex-Wife Wants 'Wall Street 2' Money

June 28th, 2010 8:59am EDT
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Michael Douglas is facing a legal battle over his pay check from the upcoming Wall Street sequel - his ex-wife has filed a lawsuit alleging she is owed a share of his salary. The Hollywood star has reprised his role as greedy Gordon Gekko for a follow-up to the 1987 movie, Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, which is due for release later this year.

However, Douglas is facing a fight to keep hold of his payment for the film after his former partner, Diandra Douglas, who he divorced in 2000, filed papers demanding 50 per cent of his pay check and royalties from the new picture.

The lawsui...
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Oliver Stone Planning 'Wall Street 3'

May 13th, 2010 1:00pm EDT
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Director Oliver Stone is hoping his upcoming Wall Street sequel is a box office hit - because he is already making plans for a third installment.

The moviemaker has resurrected his Academy Award-winning 1987 film for a follow-up 23 years after the original hit cinemas, with Michael Douglas reprising his role as ruthless banker Gordon Gekko opposite Shia LaBeouf and Josh Brolin.

The picture, which will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in France this week, is due for release in September and Stone hopes the audience warms to the story - because he would love to see the characters r...
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Michael Douglas: 'My Libido Has Calmed Down'

April 1st, 2010 8:48am EDT
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Michael Douglas has finally tamed his libido - after starting a family with Catherine Zeta-Jones convinced him to prioritize his life.

The Wall Street star's first marriage to actress Diandra Luker was rumored to have ended because of his womanizing ways, but he insists he's the happiest he's ever been since marrying Zeta-Jones in 2000.

The couple has two young children - Dylan, nine, and six-year-old Carys - and the 65-year-old is adamant his family is now his main priority in life.

He tells Britain's Esquire magazine, "I'm probably more comfortable with myself now, probably not lead...
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Michael Douglas Credits Oliver Stone's Harsh Criticism For 'Wall Street' Performance

March 7th, 2010 4:00pm EST
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Michael Douglas has tough guy director Oliver Stone to thank for his iconic role as banker Gordon Gekko in Wall Street - he played the character hard and angry after the moviemaker chastised him for his lack of acting experience.

The actor admits he was furious with Stone after the filmmaker confronted him in his trailer on the set of the 1987 movie and blasted his initial poor performance.

Douglas channeled that anger into his character Gekko - and he credits Stone with bringing out the "nastiness" in him to land him a Best Actor Oscar in 1988.

The actor tells Vanity Fair magazine, S...
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Shia LaBeouf And Carey Mulligan Romance Confirmed

February 11th, 2010 10:01am EST
Shia LaBeouf And Carey Mulligan Romance Confirmed
Michael Douglas tried to keep Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan from dating - but admits his Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps co-stars have fallen for one another.

The actor reprises his role as ruthless Gordon Gekko in the Wall Street sequel, which stars the British actress as his daughter, Winnie, and LaBeouf as her fiancé, Jacob.

The two sparked speculation of an off-screen romance during filming - and Douglas confirms they are currently dating, despite his best efforts to stop them.

He says, "I warned them 'Don't ever do that!' But they are an item and they are having a great t...
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Sarah's Cinema Musings: Foodie Film Flights

July 17th, 2009 1:54pm EDT
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Someone recently emailed me for a sightseeing recommendation for an upcoming journey to New York City. It seemed a bit odd because although I visit often, I have never lived within the city walls. I recommended the usual - a tour of NBC, shopping in Soho, a slow walk through The Strand bookstore, etc. My email pal thought I was joking.

Apparently she was not looking for a tour guide, she was looking for film spots. Specifically, she wanted restaurants that appeared in her favorite films. So with a little bit of research, I found the following:

Katz's Deli - New York City (When ...
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