Release Date: Wed, Nov 27 2013
Release: Theatrical Release
Directed By: Spike Lee
Starring: Bruce Hornsby
, Elizabeth Olsen
, James Ransone
, Josh Brolin
, Samuel L. Jackson
, Sharlto Copley
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 and torturous punishment only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment.
The Latest Oldboy (2013) News
New Official Oldboy Poster Inside
What with Spike Lee’s Oldboy, hitting theatres this November 27th, we have scored some pretty badass artwork for the upcoming remake. But the question remains, will it live up to the high expectations of the original film? That remains to be seen, so make your way below and check out the new poster for the [...]
New Official Clip from Oldboy
Are you guys ready to witness the Americanized remake of Oldboy? Yeah, I know it’s hard to swallow, but it is what it is and the film is firmly on the horizon. So, with the film set for a release this November 27th, we have scored a brand new clip for you guys to check [...]
Official Theatrical Trailer for Oldboy
What with Spike Lee’s remake of Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy, hitting theatres this November 27th, we have scored a new theatrical trailer for you guys to check out below. As all you all know, remakes are very much hit or miss, and many fall in the miss column time and time again, but who knows, maybe this one [...]
First Official Clip for Oldboy
Who would have thought that we would be seeing the day when Spike Lee would be directing his take on Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy? I mean, you can’t make this stuff up. But, it is what it is and the remake is on the way and who knows, maybe Spike Lee’s remake will surprise us all in [...]
New Official Oldboy Poster
Spike Lee’s remake of Oldboy, is set to hit theatres this November 27th, and with that date looming around the corner, for better or worse, a new official poster has made its way online and we have it below. The film stars Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, and Sharlto Copley. Synopsis: Oldboy is a provocative, visceral thriller that [...]
Oldboy Gets Pushed Back One Month
While Spike Lee is trying to con people into giving him money on Kickstarter, his upcoming film Oldboy is being pushed back one month from October 25th to November 27th. This doesn’t seem like a very smart move on the part of the studio unless they have been receiving some positive feedback or they are [...]
Comic Con Banner for Oldboy
FilmDistrict have just released a brand new banner for Spike Lee’s remake of Oldboy. When the first poster was released I was not impressed at all. But after the red band trailer was released it eased my worries a little bit. I’ve learned to never look forward to a remake. It is best to just [...]
The Red Band Trailer for Oldboy is Here!
The internet has been decrying this remake since the day it was announced, but now we finally have our first look at it. I’m a fan of the original “Oldboy”, but I’m still interested to see what sort of unique spin an American production can put on the original story. However this movie turns out, [...]
New Stills From Oldboy Remake Show Brolin’s Prison
As we get closer to the release of the “Oldboy” trailer on Wednesday FilmDistrict is generating anticipation for the day by releasing a few cryptic images. The first of which was the poster, which was released just yesterday. Personally, I thought it was a good little teaser poster that works if you’ve seen the original [...]
Official Poster for Oldboy
With Spike Lee’s remake of Oldboy, set for a release this October 25th, and with the release of the trailer set to hit this coming Wednesday. We have scored the official poster for the film which features an image from the film. At this time I’m obviously against this, but I don’t know, I mean, [...]
Official Synopsis for Oldboy Is Unleashed
Like many of you, I absolutely love Park Chan-wook’s 2003 flick Oldboy, but I have to say that when I heard the news that the film was set for an American remake I was obviously dubious, but, I’m not dismissing this one just yet. So, with the film set for a release this October 11th, we [...]
Release Date Announced for the Oldboy Remake
No matter how much you ignore something, it just won’t go away, that seems to be the case in regards to Spike Lee’s remake of Oldboy, but who knows, the remake may surprise us all. So, do you care to know when this one will be released? According to Variety, FilmDistrict is set to release [...]
FilmDistrict Scores U.S. Distribution Rights for the Oldboy Remake
With Spike Lee’s Oldboy remake now underway, it appears as if one company has wasted no time in securing distribution rights. Head on down below for all the details. According to Variety, FilmDistrict acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Spike Lee’s upcoming remake of Oldboy. The film stars Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley. The film is [...]
Has the Oldboy Remake Found its Doctor?
With the slate of remakes currently in hand, you’d be forgiven if you forgot one or two, or perhaps its best that you try to forget them altogether. Either way, the Oldboy remake is still well and truly on the cards and it looks as if the cast might grow even more. According to Variety, [...]
Samuel L Jackson Joins Oldboy Remake
Samuel L Jackson is in a word a Bad ass and today comes word that he will have a role in the upcoming remake of the greatest asian thriller of all time OLDBOY. The remake as you will recall stars Josh Brolin another stud and will be directed by Spike Lee. Will this movie live [...]
Sharlto Copley Cast In Oldboy & Open Grave
Sharlto Copley (pictured right) sure is one busy man, and thankfully his latest projects are all in the horror field, read on for all the details below. According to Deadline, Sharlto Copley will be heading to Hungary to begin shooting Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego’s Open Grave, while also being officially cast to play the villain in Spike Lee’s Oldboy [...]
Sharlto Copley To Play The Villain In Oldboy Remake?
There has been recent speculation as to who will play the villain in Spike Lee’s upcoming remake of Oldboy, and each time all the names announced seem to get debunked, so could we have finally found our villain for the remake? According to Variety, Sharlto Copley (District 9) has been offered the villain role in Spike Lee’s [...]
Elizabeth Olsen To Star In The Oldboy Remake?
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 [...]
Colin Firth To Star In Oldboy Remake?
Here we have yet more possible casting news for Spike Lee’s upcoming remake of Oldboy, one that could see Colin Firth bringing a world of pain towards Josh Brolin. According to Twitch, Colin Firth is said to be in negotiations to play the part of Adrian, the villain in the movie. If negotiations go through, he will join the [...]
Rooney Mara To Star In Oldboy Remake?
Spike Lee’s upcoming remake of Oldboy recently cast up, Josh Brolin as the male lead and there has been some chatter that Christian Bale could play the main villain in the film, one role I would love to see him play. However, Twitch has received word that Rooney Mara (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) [...]
Josh Brolin Out For Revenge In Oldboy Remake
Spike Lee’s upcoming remake of the 2003 Korean thriller Oldboy, appears to have cast their leading man in the film. For some time it has been rumoured that Josh Brolin was on Mandate’s short list to star in the remake. Deadline, has confirmed that he will topline the remake which begins production this March. The new Oldboy has script [...]
Christian Bale to Star in Oldboy As the…..
For quite some time now, Christian Bale has been playing the role of the hero, from Terminator: Salvation to the many Batman films he has been in, don’t you just miss the evil that he brought to the screen with the likes of American Psycho? Well, this may not be, American Psycho and perhaps it [...]
Josh Brolin to Star in OldBoy Remake?
According to the guys over at Twitch, Mandate have Josh Brolin high on their wishlist to star in Spike Lee’s Oldboy remake. This is a great casting choice for the lead but it does not take away from the fact that Spike Lee is not my first, second or even third choice to direct a remake of [...]
It’s Official Spike Lee Will Direct Oldboy Remake
Sorry gang, the inevitable has happened. It was announced just last week, Spike Lee was in talks to helm the remake of Park Chan-Wook’s Oldboy and now it looks as if he has climbed aboard. Variety is reporting that Spike Lee will direct the Oldboy remake for Mandate Pictures, Variety also reports that Mark Romanek was [...]
Spike Lee Directing Oldboy Remake?
There has been talks to remake Park Chan-Wook’s 2003 revenge flick Oldboy, for quite some time now, but perhaps they have finally found a director to tackle this project? I see no need for a remake, yet again but there is nothing we can do about it, anyway according to the guys over at Twitch, they [...]