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Nate Parker Exits Spike Lee's OLDBOY Remake, James Ransone Replaces Him; John Leguizamo Calls Shotgun on RIDE ALONG with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart

Nate Parker
collider.com – With Nate Parker (Red Tails) reportedly exiting Spike Lee's Oldboy remake due to scheduling conflicts (with Non-Stop, starring Liam Neeson), the director has turned to a familiar collaborator in James Ransone (Sinister). Oldboy will mark the third time the duo have worked together, following Lee's Inside Man and Red Hook Summer. 9 years 37 weeks ago via jackiechan

New Set Photos from WOLVERINE Reveal Silver Samurai and Logan's Claws, New and Returning Cast of RED 2 and Josh Brolin in Spike Lee's OLDBOY Remake

The Wolverine
collider.com – New set photos for James Mangold's The Wolverine, Spike Lee's Oldboy remake and Dean Parisot's Red 2 have emerged today. From Wolvie, we don't get more shots of star Hugh Jackman, but we get a glimpse of Silver Samurai and of the actor playing him (Will Yun Lee). There's also a stuntman on hand to unleash the first look at Logan's claws in action. 9 years 38 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Elizabeth Olsen: 'Oldboy remake is not redoing the original film'

rss.feedsportal.com – Elizabeth Olsen says the Oldboy remake is "coming at it from a different view". 9 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

Elizabeth Olsen: 'I never got a job because of my sisters'

guardian.co.uk – No longer 'the third twin' to child fashion moguls Ashley and Mary-Kate, Elizabeth Olsen is making a name for herself as a rising star in Hollywood. And nepotism has nothing to do with it, she saysIt's day seven of a debilitating August heatwave in Los Angeles, but Elizabeth Olsen – deftly put together in an Annie Hall outfit of white shirt, light, puffy skirt and secondhand sleeveless vest ("I don't know what this thing is... 9 years 42 weeks ago via brucelee

Elizabeth Olsen Talks LIBERAL ARTS, Reading as Entertainment vs. Enrichment, and More; Reveals Spike Lee’s OLDBOY Starts Filming Next Month

Elizabeth Olsen
collider.com – Opening this Friday in limited release is writer/director Josh Radnor’s excellent drama Liberal Arts. The film marks How I Met Your Mother star Radnor’s second directorial effort after 2010’s Happythankyoumoreplease and centers on a 35-year-old whose yearning for his glory days of college is intensified when he strikes up a romance with a 19-year-old college student (Elizabeth Olsen) over a shared love of music and literature.

9 years 42 weeks ago via jackiechan

FilmDistrict Acquires US Distribution Rights for Spike Lee's 'Oldboy'

Spike Lee
comingsoon.net – FilmDistrict announced today that it has acquired US distribution rights to Good Universe's Oldboy , the remake of the highly-acclaimed South Korean suspense film. The movie stars Academy Award® nominee Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, and Sharlto Copley. The Spike Lee directed film is produced by Roy Lee and Doug Davison via Vertigo Entertainment and Nathan Kahane on behalf of Good Universe. 9 years 43 weeks ago via jetli

Nate Parker in Talks for 'Old Boy'

comingsoon.net – Variety is reporting that actor Nate Parker is in talks to join the Spike Lee-directed remake of Old Boy. He is best known for starring in The Great Debaters , Red Tails , and Spike Lee's latest joint, Red Hook Summer . He would reportedly play a doctor that works with Elizabeth Olsen's character. 9 years 43 weeks ago via donnieyen

Samuel L. Jackson Joins Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' In Small Role, Bruce Hornsby Will Score

Samuel L. Jackson
fb.indiewire.com – While they recently shared the stage at the 2012 BET Awards, it's hard to believe that Samuel L. Jackson hasn't been in a Spike Lee movie in twenty one years; 1991's "Jungle Fever." But that's all about to change. With four feature-length collaborations under their belts (including "School Daze," "Do The Right Thing" and "Mo Better Blues"), the duo are finally going to make a fifth ... 9 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee

Josh Brolin Talks 'Oldboy' Remake; Has Chan-Wook Park’s Approval, Confirms Hammerfight And More

feedproxy.google.com – Are you nervous that Spike Lee is remaking Oldboy starring Josh Brolin? So is Josh Brolin. The Oscar-nominee was asked about the film at the junket for Men in Black 3 and expressed true passion, knowledge and pause about making the film. He also confirmed the cast we’ve already heard about, Elizabeth Olson and Sharlto Copley, and said he wouldn’t agree to do the film unless original director Chan-wook Park gave his blessing. 10 years 9 weeks ago via donnieyen

Sharlto Copley Cast in 'Open Grave,' Confirmed For Spike Lee's 'Oldboy'

Sharlto Copley
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Sharlto Copley is heading to Hungary to begin shooting Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego’s Open Grave, and he has closed his deal to play the villain in Spike Lee’s Oldboy, a remake of the cult 2003 Korean revenge thriller from Park Chan-wook. The actor, who made his mark with his starring role in the Oscar-nominated District 9 followed by The A-Team, will play the lead character in Lopez-Gallego’s follow-up to Apollo 18. 10 years 9 weeks ago via jetli
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OLDBOY is a provocative, visceral thriller that follows the story of an advertising executive (Josh Brolin) who is abruptly kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his bizarre...
Spike Lee
November 27, 2013
Action, Drama, Thriller