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Spike Lee’s ‘Oldboy’ Remake – Trailer (Red Band)

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Was there ever a film as deliciously twisted as Park Chan-Wook’s Oldboy? Involving kidnapping, torture and a prolonged incarceration, the image of Choi Min-Sik wielding a claw hammer is indelibly seared on the psyche of anyone to have viewed this Korean-language classic, now going the route of ‘Infernal Affairs’ with a high-profile Hollywood remake. Even with Spike Lee behind the lens, what could the newly Americanized version have to offer apart from callbacks to the original and a repeat of its then-devastating, virtually unforeseeable twist?
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Oldboy Remake Finally Finds Its Villain

Copley cast as villain in Oldboy remake
Christian Bale, Colin Firth and Clive Owen – no, not the Farrelly Brothers’ original picks for their Three Stooges movie, but the actors previously linked to the king rat role in the US-set remake of hugely acclaimed Korean action-thriller Oldboy. None of the aforementioned has wound up with the gig though, as the producers have now bet on the talents of District 9 and A-Team star Sharlto Copley.
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Josh Brolin Likely Star Of Spike-Lee Directed ‘Oldboy’ Remake

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Park Chan-Wook’s Oldboy, the Korean revenge flick based on the best-selling manga is now super definitely getting the Hollywood remake treatment from director Spike Lee.
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Spike Lee In Talks To Direct ‘Oldboy’ Remake

Spike Lee to direct Oldboy remake
The US remake of superb Korean action-thriller Oldboy looked to have fatally stalled in November 2009, when studios DreamWorks and Mandate failed to agree a suitable deal to make the movie. However the latter production house is still apparently beavering away on an English-language iteration and Spike Lee is being lined up to direct.
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Will Smith & Steven Spielberg In Talks For ‘Oldboy’ Remake

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Steven Spielberg is finally moving toward a project worthy of his skills (who the hell is asking for the Tintin trilogy?), with Will Smith set to be his star.

They are both in early discussions to remake Korean masterpiece ‘Oldboy’.
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Park Chan-Wook is “Thirst”-y

Park Chan-Wook, director of the excellent Korean ‘vengeance trilogy’ (Sympathy For Mr Vengeance, Oldboy and Lady Vengeance) is making a new film. Nothing too interesting there, but this one is being co-produced by Focus Features and Universal, suggesting that the little-known director is finally getting the push into the big time.
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