Korea Joon Gang Daily
With Stoker getting ready to set sail for acclaimed director Park Chan-Wook, all eyes are on him to see what he’ll be up to next. Turns out he has quite The Axe to grind! Read on for details.
Chan-wook tells the Korea Joon Gang Daily, “I was planning to make another film, ‘The Axe,’ before I started shooting ‘Stoker.’ But while I was still seeking investors for that film, I received the screenplay for ‘Stoker.’ So ‘The Axe’ will be my next work, though I need to do some more work on the casting and attracting investors. I’m also thinking about making a historical film, but I’m not sure when I’ll be able to do that.”
In the film (a remake of Costa-Gavras’ 2005 film Le Couperet [The Ax], adapted from a novel by Donald E. Westlake), “a middle-aged, middle-class salaryman loses his job after a downsizing, and after spending the following two years downsizing his lifestyle, he decides to overcome competition in his own personal way: chopping down anyone who gets in the way of his path back into fiscal solvency.”
More as it comes.
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