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Spike Lee’s OLDBOY Red-Band Trailer Debut

oldboyHere’s a film that I have been very curious about.  Spike Lee putting his own spin on the Oldboy story is certainly something I would not have suspected to come along initially (although more likely than the supposed idea of Will Smith and Steven Spielberg joining forces to provide their take).  As a huge fan of Park Chan-wook’s 2003 film, which was adapted from a Japanese manga, the idea of having an American version was not necessarily disconcerting, but a curious endeavor, as it deals with a lot of taboo subjects.  Regardless, we now have the first trailer for this upcoming October release and it looks like a pretty strong mix of ideas from both the original manga and Chan-wook’s film, along with some Americanized updates to the story.  While I would be surprised to like this version more than a film that I consider to be one of my favorite movies, I am still quite intrigued by the notion.  Continue on to view the first trailer for the film.

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Yahoo Trailer Debut Link: 
http://movies.yahoo.com/trailers/red-band/oldboy/

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. Co-starring Elizabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley, OLDBOY was directed by Spike Lee, from a script by Mark Protosevich (I Am Legend, The Cell, Thor). The film was produced by Roy Lee, Doug Davison and Nathan Kahane.

OLDBOY opens October 25, 2013 in theatres

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