Josh Brolin Officially Joins Spike Lee’s OLDBOY Redo
Josh Brolin had been rumored to be a contender to appear in Spike Lee’s OLDBOY redo; and today Deadline reports that the rumors are true! Brolin will star in the remake of the 2003 Korean thriller film for Mandate Pictures.
Oldboy production is set to begin in March, which will leave Brolin with a busy schedule! He’s just finished Men in Black 3 along side Will Smith, and will soon begin filming Gangster Squad for Warner Bros’. It seems Oldboy will fit in right before he begins filming Labor Day with Kate Winslet in June.
The script for the Oldboy redo is being adapted by co-producer Mark Protosevich. Protosevich will produce with Doug Davison and Roy Lee through Vertigo Entertainment; Lee’s 40 Acres & a Mule will also be involved.
Oldboy is the story of a man who is kidnapped on his daughter’s birthday. His captors keep him in solitary confinement for 15 years, and never explain what he’s done or why he’s being held. Eventually the man is released and sets forth to take revenge on his captors.
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