THE MOVIE: An English language remake of the popular 2003 Korean film is being directed by Spike Lee. Josh Brolin stars in the lead role. The original film was by Chan-wook Park but supposedly this version is based more on the manga by Garon Tsuchiya. In theaters November 27th.
Updates: AICN notes that The Cell’s Mark Protosevich is writing. | Dark Horizons notes that the remake will only loosely be based on the manga and movie. | Anime News Network has a claim from Lee that the ending will be darker than the original film.
The Playlist reports that Samuel L. Jackson will have a small role. | Cinema Blend | Variety reports that Nate Parker has been replaced by James Ransone, who worked with Spike Lee on Red Hook Summer. | First set photos. | New images, featuring Elizabeth Olsen and Josh Brolin. | Teaser poster. | New teaser poster. | First Red Band trailer. | Oldboy’s release date has been pushed back from October 25 to November 27th. | Collider has a pack of new photos. | Rope of Silicon has the newest trailer. | Also check out some viral stuff, courtesy of Collider. | The newest poster. | New behind-the-scenes featurette which contains lots of new footage. | Take a peek at the new poster. Also, be sure to visit Collider for a couple of new clips.
BREAKING NEWS: Watch a new featurette at Collider, featuring Josh Brolin, Sharlto Copley and Michael Imperioli.