Wall Street: Money Never SleepsGordon Gekko's return to the big screen has been delayed by about five months.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,' which was supposed to hit theaters on Apr. 23, will now open the weekend of Sept. 24.

While this may sound like bad news to some, it's being reported that 20th Century Fox made the decision so that it could screen the film at the Cannes Film Festival in May. Fox would not comment on the rumors. Wall Street: Money Never SleepsGordon Gekko's return to the big screen has been delayed by about five months.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,' which was supposed to hit theaters on Apr. 23, will now open the weekend of Sept. 24.

While this may sound like bad news to some, it's being reported that 20th Century Fox made the decision so that it could screen the film at the Cannes Film Festival in May. Fox would not comment on the rumors.

The original 'Wall Street' earned Michael Douglas a Best Actor Oscar in 1987, and co-starred Charlie Sheen and Daryl Hannah. The sequel will reportedly be set around the recent financial crisis, with Shia Labeouf serving as Gekko's (Douglas) latest protege. Oscar nominees Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin, Frank Langella and Susan Sarandon co-star, with Oliver Stone returning to direct.

Meanwhile, Fox has also moved the release of 'Knight and Day,' starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz, to Jun. 25, according to Coming Soon. Also getting a release: the third film in the 'Alvin and the Chipmunks' franchise, which will hit theaters on Dec. 16, 2011 in -- you guessed it -- 3D.
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