Spike Lee’s upcoming remake of Oldboy isn’t having a very easy time when it comes to casting. There have been a bunch of names thrown around for the role of the villain and the female lead, but so far, the role’s keep being rejected. At least the film has Josh Brolin locked, right?
To continue on with even more casting rumors, Twitch has learned that Elizabeth Olsen has been offered the role of Marie in the remake. At this time there is no word as to whether or not she will actually come on board, so stay tuned for that one.
In the past, both Rooney Mara and Mia Wasikowska have been offered the lucrative role and both have also declined. Same goes for the role of the vacant villain spot, Christian Bale, Colin Firth and Clive Owen have all turned down the role.
I don’t think any of us want a remake of Oldboy as it is, so just leave it be and focus on something, I don’t know, original perhaps?