Chan-wook Park's critically acclaimed cult-classic, Oldboy, is getting an American remake and while that might elicit some groans from fans of the original, Spike Lee's take on the material and the impressive cast is going to be one that's hard to ignore:
"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."
View the Red-Band (NSFW) trailer after the jump.