Make a Date with Oldboy

Get out those calendars, kids, because Film District just announced the release date for Spike Lee's take on Oldboy starring Josh Brolin. Look for the flick in theatres on October 11, 2013. Will you be there or are you just gonna stick with the Korean classic?

Oldboy Casting Shuffle - Nate Parker Out; James Ransone In

Some interesting casting news has hit the wire for Spike Lee's take on Oldboy. According to Variety, Nate Parker had to bail on the project due to scheduling conflicts so Spike Lee has turned to a frequent collaborator to replace him in James Ransone (Sinister, "The Wire").

First Behind-the-Scenes Images from Oldboy Hit Online

The first paparazzi images from Spike Lee's take on Oldboy, featuring your first look at star Josh Brolin and more, are here courtesy of Just Jared. Check them out and continue to hope for the best.

TIFF 2012: FilmDistrict Acquires US Distribution Rights to Oldboy Remake

Whether you want it or not, if you're in the States, you'll be able to see Spike Lee's take on Oldboy courtesy of FilmDistrict, which acquired U.S. distribution rights to the flick during the currently running Toronto International Film Festival.

Nate Parker Prescribed a Role in Oldboy

And the casting news continues for Spike Lee's take on Chan-wook Park's cult favorite Oldboy. Who's next to land a gig in this tale of vengeance, hammers, and eating live squids (that scene still has us a bit queasy)? Read on for details.

Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Hornsby Sign on for Oldboy

Some quick casting news is coming in for Spike Lee's take on Chan-wook Park's cult favorite Oldboy. The LA Times is reporting that Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Hornsby have joined the production of the English language remake, which features Josh Brolin as the title character.

New Cast Members Continue to File into an Open Grave

I mean who could resist, right? So cold! So inviting! All you need to do is pop open the lid of the casket and snuggle up to the corpse of your choice. Never mind the bugs. Just bring some Off! with you and you're set!

Sharlto Copley Signs for Oldboy, then Jumps into an Open Grave

Life sure is busy nowadays for District 9 and A-Team star Sharlto Copley. Read on for the latest of just what he'll be up to next and when. Here's a hint... it involves horror and villainous activity!

Has the Oldboy Remake FINALLY Found its Villain in Sharlto Copley?

The American remake of the Korean classic Oldboy has had more than its fair share of ups and downs. Thankfully, though, lately there have been more ups. Speaking of which...

Who's Ready for More Possible Oldboy Casting? Elizabeth Olsen Is!

It seems that every week more and more names get added to the list of possible candidates to star in the long talked about remake of the classic flick Oldboy. Well, feel free to add Elizabeth Olsen to the ever growing list.

Terror Tweets: Update on Oldboy - Filming Pushed Back; Clive Owen Not Likely as Villain

Variety's Jeff Sneider posted a couple of tweets today with regard to the Spike Lee-helmed remake of Oldboy that don't bode very well for the progress of the film, but even so, our interest remains piqued, and we'll continue to keep our eyes on things for you.

Two More Names Being Floated for Possible Roles in Oldboy Remake

We've had some pretty mixed emotions about the upcoming Spike Lee-helmed remake of the Korean revenge classic Oldboy, but with the recent news of two more names that are circling roles in the production, we have to admit our interest level is rising. Read on for the details!

Colin Firth Drops Out of Oldboy Running

Around a month ago news hit the interwebs that Colin Firth was in the running to star as the big bad in the upcoming Spike Lee remake of the Korean revenge classic Oldboy. Sadly, that's no longer the case.

Producer Roy Lee Talks Oldboy Remake, Possible Reboots of The Grudge and The Ring

While on a recent set visit for the upcoming supernatural thriller 7500 being helmed by director Takashi Shimizu, Dread Central had the opportunity to chat with producer Roy Lee, who gave us some insight on what's in the works for Spike Lee's Oldboy remake as well as the potential for new films in both the The Grudge and The Ring franchises.

Colin Firth Ready to Spread Torment in Oldboy Remake?

A bit of possible casting news is coming in for Spike Lee's American redux of the Korean modern classic Oldboy. Colin Firth just may be in line to cause star Josh Brolin some extreme misery. Read on for details.