Casting News for Spike Lee’s Adaptation of Old Boy

Director Spike Lee's English language adaptation of the Korean psychological thriller is set to begin production with Josh Brolin in the lead role, and now Elizabeth Olsen rumored to be on board. Previously, roles have been turned down by Christian Bale, Rooney Mara and Colin Firth. The film centers around a man kidnapped and imprisoned on his daughter’s birthday is held captive for fifteen years. Upon his release he embarks on an obsessive mission to find the reason for his imprisonment and soon finds out that his kidnapper has plans for him more tortuous than solitary confinement. The original South Korean Oldboy was released in 2004 with high praise from critics. The movie has since become somewhat of a cult classic, known for it's violence and shocking twist.

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