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Archive for July 9, 2013

Oldboy Remake – Poster and Release Date

Oldboy is firmly established as a modern classic. An intense, surprising and violent story of one man mysteriously imprisoned for years, then released he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his bizarre and torturous punishment only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment. The orignal, directed by Park Chan-wook has been remade…

Spike Lee was hired to direct a remake, which is out October 25, and starts its marketing this week with a trailer on Wednesday and a poster below. The poster is a still from the film of star Josh Brolin finally being released after years of captivity; and the title treatment is in Josh Brolin’s handwriting, based on the letters he writes in the film.