Michael Douglas by Jemal Countess/ WireImage.com Michael Douglas by Jemal Countess/ WireImage.com

That voice you are now hearing introducing anchorman Brian Williams at the top of each NBC Nightly Newscast belongs to none other than Gordon Gekko. Recalling the decision to recruit Michael Douglas' pipes, Williams tells the AP, "I appealed to Michael's sense of romance and sentimentality and his love of the industry.... I called him and said, 'On top of all you've done as an actor, producer and Academy Award winner, this will mean a small slice of immortality in our industry. It also means wherever you are on Earth, at 6:30 pm Eastern time, you'll know your voice is on the air.'"

Now if we can just get Catherine Zeta-Jones to be the weather girl....