The Red Band Trailer For Spike Lee’s Take On “Oldboy”
by Perry Michael Simon on July 10, 2013
The official red band trailer for Spike Lee’s remake of the Oldboy with Josh Brolin as the kidnap victim who gets out after 20 years and tries to find out who did it and why is out. Brolin does his best Liam Neeson “I will find you…”
Compare and contrast with the stylish 2003 Park Chan-wook-directed South Korean version, likewise based loosely on the Japanese manga and the middle part of the vaunted Vengeance Trilogy:
The release date is set for October 25th. Interested? Was this remake necessary? Post your thoughts below, especially if you’ve seen the 2003 version or read the manga….