By 2010, Stone’s shading of the characters in draft scripts underlined how blurred the lines between right and wrong had become.
Despite the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests, this approach accurately
reflected the evident reticence on the part of the business and politicalcommunity to take more decisive action in the wake of the
crash, as well as an absence of sufficient public pressure for such
In contrast with the original 1987 screenplay, the new story
sought to shift the focus from the trading floors of Wall Street to the