Sharon Stone signs for Basic Instinct 2
July 14, 2004
LOS ANGELES — Hollywood star Sharon Stone has signed on to make a sequel to
her steamy 1992 cult movie Basic Instinct after burying the
ice-pick in her legal battle with producers, reports said Tuesday.
The 46-year-old star has dropped her lawsuit against producers
of the sequel following a reported legal dispute over her salary
and star perks that had put the future of the long-delayed project
in serious doubt.
"We are putting it together now," Stone told entertainment show
Access Hollywood of Basic Instinct 2. "We don't have a production
Stone is reportedly planning to reprise her nude scenes from the
original 1992 picture that co-starred Michael Douglas, the most
famous of which were her character's infamous leg-crossing antics
during a police interview.
The original movie – in which Stone played a bisexual
author-cum-serial killer who slays her victims with an ice-pick
during sex – made Stone an international star and a coveted cult
But in her "Access Hollywood" interview, the star denied reports
that her long list of diva demands – including a private house on
location, nannies for her child and a special dressing room trailer
– had delayed the project.
Website thesmokinggun.com printed a list of star perks it
claimed had delayed the project and prompted Stone to sue producers
for the 14 million dollars they had allegedly agreed to pay her for
According to the document, Stone demanded that she be allowed to
keep wardrobe and jewelry, get rights of approval on her caterer
and also insisted that "no one receives better facilities" on the
Stone's representatives were not immediately available for
comment. – Sapa-AFP
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