Susan Sarandon is negotiating to join the Oliver Stone-directed “Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps” for 20th Century Fox.
Sarandon will play the mother of a young Wall Street trader (Shia LaBeouf) who falls under the seductive influence of Gordon Gekko. Michael Douglas and Frank Langella also star. Production begins next month in New York.
The drama was scripted by Allan Loeb. Stone and Douglas produce with Edward R. Pressman and Eric Kopeloff.
Sarandon is currently shooting “You Don’t Know Jack,” the Barry Levinson-directed HBO biopic of Jack Kevorkian that stars Al Pacino and John Goodman. She’ll next be seen in the Peter Jackson-directed “The Lovely Bones,” starring with Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz and Stanley Tucci.