FilmDistrict has acquired the distribution rights to Oldboy, director Spike Lee’s upcoming remake of the South Korean revenge thriller, and with the announcement arrives the first official synopsis.
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Nate Parker is in talks to reteam with his Red Hook Summer director Spike Lee for the remake of the South Korean revenge thriller Oldboy, joining Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley and Samuel L. Jackson.
Samuel L. Jackson will play a small but memorable role in Oldboy, director Spike Lee’s remake of the South Korean revenge thriller. He joins Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley.
District 9 star Sharlto Copley will play the mysterious billionaire determined to destroy the life of Josh Brolin’s character in Oldboy, Spike Lee’s remake of the acclaimed South Korean revenge thriller.
Sharlto Copley, who starred in the 2009 sci-fi film District 9, is in talks to join Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Olsen in director Spike Lee’s remake of the revenge thriller Oldboy.
Elizabeth Olsen, who drew critical acclaim for her debut in Martha Marcy May Marlene, is in early talks to star opposite Josh Brolin in director Spike Lee’s remake of Oldboy.
An inside source indicates that Rooney Mara is a top candidate for the lead female role in Spike Lee’s Oldboy remake.
Josh Brolin has been officially confirmed for the lead role in Spike Lee’s adaptation of Park Chan-wook’s 2003 South Korean film Oldboy.
Mandate Pictures reportedly wants the No Country for Old Men star to play the role of the kidnapped businessman in the remake that’s believed to combine elements of the South Korean movie and the original manga with entirely new material.
The Oscar-nominated filmmaker has signed on to helm the long-discussed remake of Park Chan-Wook’s 2003 South Korean revenge classic, based on the acclaimed manga of the same name.
Spike Lee is reportedly in talks to direct a long-planned Hollywood remake of Park Chan-Wook’s Oldboy.