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Please let this one work out. Variety reports that Sharlto Copley has been offered the villain role in Spike Lee‘s take on Oldboy, a piece of casting so inventive and unexpected that I’ve gone a bit cross-eyed over it. Lee’s remake/reimagining...Show More Summary
After running through names like Christian Bale, Clive Owen and Colin Firth, it's time for someone whose first name doesn't start with a "C" to enter the race to play the villain in Spike Lee's remake of Park Chan-wook's Oldboy. Variety...Show More Summary
Spike Lee's Old Boy may have lined up its villain. Variety reports that Sharlto Copley has been offered the part and is likely to star opposite Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Olsen. A remake of Park Chan-wook's Oldboy, the film focuses on...Show More Summary
Variety is reporting that District 9 star Sharlto Copley has been offered the villain role for Spike Lee‘s remake of Oldboy. This project has a long history of reported offeres that have gone out with many not panning out, so take this as more of a possibility than confirmation at this point. Colin Firth and [...]
Like it or not, this Oldboy remake is happening. At first it was going to be a collaboration between Steven Spielberg and Will Smith. Thankfully that didn’t happen, but the remake is still on track. Spike Lee is now directing … Continue reading ?
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Spike Lee’s thoroughly unnecessary and yet frustratingly intriguing remake of Oldboy continues to amass a group of talent that makes it difficult to turn away completely. Now The Hollywood Reporter notes that Elizabeth Olsen—who’s carving...Show More Summary
Elizabeth Olsen (Silent House) is the latest up-and-coming actress to be offered the female lead role in Spike Lee's Americanized 'Oldboy' remake.
And you thought "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" had trouble finding a leading actress. Spike Lee's "Oldboy" remake-cum-reinvention -- which previously courted Rooney Mara and...
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According to TwitchFilm (whom, according to SlashFilm — so many something-Films! — has been following this remake), Elizabeth Olsen has been offered one of the lead spots in Spike Lee's Hollywood reimagining of Korean gorefest Oldboy. Show More Summary
Will she accept or turn it down?
Twitch Film is reporting that Elizabeth Olsen (Silent House, Martha Marcy May Marlene) has been offered the lead role of "Maria" in Spike Lee's Oldboy, his remake of the Korean thriller that will star Josh Brolin in the lead role. For...Show More Summary
The Martha Marcy May Marlene star may appear alongside Josh Brolin in Spike Lee's remake of Chan-wook Park's Korean classic. [...]
As Spike Lee's take on Old Boy moves towards production, Twitch reports that Elizabeth Olsen is in early talks for the female lead. A remake of Park Chan-wook's Oldboy, the film focuses on a man named Joe (Dae-su Oh in the original)Show More Summary
Wow...if she takes this role, she'll not only confirm who the most talented Olsen is, she may become one of the hottest female entities in the biz! For whatever reason, Twitch has had the inside scoop on Spike Lee's OLDBOY for the past few months. Show More Summary
At this point, given how many offers have gone out for Spike Lee‘s remake of Oldboy, and how many have come to naught, I’m wary of being convinced too early that a particular actor is going to be part of the film. But here’s a new one: Twitch, which has been at the forefront of [...]
Last August, there were rumblings that Christian Bale might take the villain role in Spike Lee's remake of Oldboy. While the potential for that pairing has since died off, one other project that was mentioned in that same story seems to have finally landed The Dark Knight Rises star. Show More Summary