Teaser Trailer for WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS – Updated with Poster

     January 28, 2010


IMDb has premiered (weird to write that phrase) the teaser trailer for Oliver Stone’s Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and makes no secret in hiding its biggest selling point: Michael Douglas as the infamous Gordon Gekko.  The trailer has a couple laughs (“Gold money clip with no money in it.”) but it doesn’t seem to fit the seriousness one would expect from such a film commenting on how greed isn’t only good, but now it’s legal.  The trailer is, for lack of a better word, slick.  And that slickness just reminds me of the Futurama episode where the 80s guy/Gordon Gekko-parody comes out of cryogenesis and proceeds to be sleazy but hilariously dated.  I wonder if Gekko’s only regret is that he has boneitis.

Hit the jump to see the teaser and hit the jump for the official synopsis.  Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps hits theaters on April 23rd. [UPDATE: We’ve now included the teaser poster after the jump]

Credit to IMDb as they posted the trailer first

For those just tuning in, here’s the official synopsis for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.

Emerging from a lengthy prison stint, Gordon Gekko finds himself on the outside of a world he once dominated. Looking to repair his damaged relationship with his daughter, Gekko forms an alliance with her fiancé Jacob (Shia LaBeouf), and Jacob begins to see him as a father figure. But Jacob learns the hard way that Gekko – still a master manipulator and player – is after something very different from redemption.



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