Michael Douglas, age 65, has been diagnosed with a throat tumor. He is now undergoing 2 months of treatment including radiation and chemotherapy. He is expected to make a full recovery after treatment.
Michael Douglas looks fit and healthy. Best wishes to him as he starts treatment for the throat tumor and then goes on to resume his normal life.
Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko in “Money Never Sleeps”
Michael Douglas has a new movie release in the fall to help him get through this difficult period in his life. He will soon hit the big screen again as Gordon Gekko, the character he portrayed so masterfully in “Wall Street.”
“Money Never Sleeps” is a great title for the follow up movie to “Wall Street.” It depicts the frenetic energy of the stock market and New York City. The stock market is ever changing. Investors know that what happens in Japan overnight impacts the morning stock market in America the next morning. The stock market is alive somewhere around the clock. The market truly does not ever sleep.
Many an anxious stock market worker is up late at night checking the Nikkei to see what’s going on in the market in Japan. It will be a high caffeine morning if the Nikkei market went down overnight, as it often predicts a bad day for the American stock market too.
Michael Douglas: A Great Fit for a Wall Street Role
Michael Douglas so perfectly depicts the moneyed look of the high level Wall Street investor or worker. He has the slim, feral look of a man who is relentless about building wealth and power. His character in “Wall Street” was so on the mark for the true life antics of so many power brokers in the stock market.
“Greed is good” has hit the lexicon of American speech in recent decades. “Wall Street” is one of those movies that spoke to people of America and showed them an inside look about the reality of power plays in the stock market.
“Money Never Sleeps”
What phrases will be memorable in this new movie? It will be a “must see” for many people around the world. So many people have a fascination with the world of the stock market and the image of New York City as home to the power players in investing.
Michael Douglas is getting older, but his acting, like fine wine, is most likely improving with age. It will be fascinating to see him in this new role and think back to all the attitude and energy he brought to his role in “Wall Street.”