Shia LaBeouf, Michael Douglas, Frank Langella, Josh Brolin, Carey Mulligan, Oliver Stone

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Oliver Stone is losing sleep over his cancer-stricken star.

In Berlin to promote Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, the Oscar-owning director told a press gaggle today that Michael Douglas had to back out of the planned European media blitz due to the "precarious" state of his health.

Stone added that his leading man is still "suffering" and opted to remain in the States to recover from his final round of cancer treatment.

The 66-year-old Douglas is battling advanced throat cancer. Last week, as Douglas finished his final round of chemo and radiation therapy, his rep tried to sound optimistic.

"He's doing really well," said Allen Burry. "I'm not quite sure what all of it means, but it sounds good to me."

While the ailing actor attended the New York premiere of the Wall Street sequel with Stone three weeks ago, Douglas looked phyiscally exhausted and didn't say a word to reporters.

During an appearance on The Late Show at the start of his cancer regimen in August and revealed to David Letterman that doctors had given him an 80 percent chance of making a full recovery.

Here's hoping Douglas knows himself better than Stone.

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