May 14th, 2010
09:56 AM ET
"...I want to wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!"
Say what, Michael?!
The "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" star surprised me at the Cannes Film Festival when we sat down to talk about the new film - which is premiering here at Cannes - and the first words out of his mouth were a birthday greeting!
Now I'm not one to make the world stop for my birthday...in fact, I hadn't even mentioned it to any of my colleagues here. But I should never underestimate my sweet (and very sneaky!) coworkers. They secretly spoke with Michael's publicist in advance about the birthday surprise, and he graciously agreed to participate. I was stunned and, I admit, a bit thrilled my birthday didn't just come and go.
And yes, I know it's not all about me. So here are some nuggets from my chats with the "Wall Street" folks:
The movie hits theaters in September, and they're hoping its relevance with today's unpredictable economic climate resonates with the audience.
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