September 21, 2010 02:38:43 GMT
Determined to attend his film's premiere, the cancer-stricken actor joins LaBeouf and other co-stars at the Ziegfeld Theater on Monday.
New York City has witnessed a glamorous showbiz event beside its busy stock exchange. On September 20, the cast and crew of "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps" have premiered the movie in the city where the story is set.
From the young cast like Shia LaBeouf, Carey Mulligan and Natalie Morales to the more experienced ones like Josh Brolin, Susan Sarandon and Frank Langella, all posed together on the red carpet. Director Oliver Stone also showed up at the event.
But the one whose appearance at the premiere was expected the most perhaps is Michael Douglas. The depicter of Gordon Gekko had said he would not miss the event despite his battle against throat cancer and he did make it.
Rob Thomas and wife Marisol Maldonado were additionally seen coming as guests. Other celebrities supporting the special screening included Courtney Love, Tyra Banks, Spike Lee, Krysten Ritter, Anthony Mackie and many more.
Earlier Monday, LaBeouf, Mulligan, Brolin and Stone made a stop at the NASDAQ MarketSite to kick off the stock exchange's week by ringing the opening bell. Douglas, however, was not seen taking part at this event.
"Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps" takes place 23 years after 1987 "Wall Street" and sees Gordon Gekko as he has been released from prison and tries to rebuild his relationship with estranged daughter Winnie. Winnie's fiance Jacob, in the meantime, seeks revenge for the death of his mentor. This crime drama will open wide in the U.S. on September 24.