Michael Douglas` health scare won`t delay `Wall Street` sequel

Updated: Aug 20, 2010, 20:11 PM IST

London: The release of the much-awaited `Wall Street` sequel would not be delayed due to Michael Douglas` cancer scare, confirmed rep.

Moreover, Douglas is adamant that he would be fine enough to carry out his promotional duties as planned.

According to People.com, a representative for Twentieth Century Fox, the movie studio making the follow-up, has confirmed the release date would stay the same and Douglas is expected to walk the red carpet when the movie premieres.

The 65-year-old is set to undergo eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy treatment after doctors discovered a tumour in his throat, reports the Daily Star.

There were rumours that the veteran star`s illness would affect the upcoming release of `Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps` which is due to be released on September 24, 2010.