It's Hammer Time! New Poster For Spike Lee's OLDBOY Released

We still have a little while to wait until Spike Lee's brilliant looking Oldboy is released, but in the meantime, here's a cool new poster featuring a hammer wielding Josh Brolin. He does NOT look happy!

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By Josh Wilding - 9/20/2013







OLDBOY follows the story of an advertising executive (Josh Brolin) who is kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement without any indication of his captor’s motive. 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. His quest for revenge leads him into an ill-fated relationship with a young social worker (Elizabeth Olsen) and ultimately to an illusive man (Sharlto Copley) who allegedly holds the key to his salvation.


STARRING:

Josh Brolin as Joe Doucett
Elizabeth Olsen as Marie
Sharlto Copley as Adrian Pryce
Samuel L. Jackson as Chaney
Richard Portnow as Bernie Sharkey
Michael Imperioli as Chucky
Lance Reddick as Daniel Newcombe
Max Casella as Jake Preston
Elvis Nolasco as Cortez
James Ransone as Dr. Tom Melby
Hannah Ware as Donna Hawthorne
Caitlin Dulany as Emma Pryce
Linda Emond as Edwina Burke
Grey Damon as Young Joe Doucett

RELEASE DATE: November 27th, 2013
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bluedude - 9/20/2013, 12:52 PM
bwahahahah josh brolin batman XD
Thank god that didnt happen
DrRockit13 - 9/20/2013, 12:55 PM
this looks awesome
supermarioworldE - 9/20/2013, 1:29 PM
What is that, a novelty hammer? Friggin huge.
sahin86 - 9/20/2013, 1:38 PM
Nice, but...
HEAD AND HAMMER ARE MUCH TOO BIG!!!
ninjacarm - 9/20/2013, 1:56 PM
I have no interest in seeing this.

Who cares
AsianVersionOfET - 9/20/2013, 2:31 PM
"brilliant looking"
Bread - 9/20/2013, 3:40 PM
A lot of Dexter-like things in that trailer. Using a hammer as a weapon, the guy tied down on the table before killing him, using a marker to know where to cut.
KINGPEN266 - 9/20/2013, 5:16 PM
amazing CANT WAIT!!!
thejon93rd - 9/20/2013, 10:25 PM
Hope this delivers. I think Josh Brolin would have been a great Batman.
FrankGarret - 9/20/2013, 10:54 PM
I wonder how much incest is going to be in this.
Floke - 9/20/2013, 10:59 PM
He is on his way to Hook and The Daggers to help them build a half pipe for those old skateboarding times.
Fry - 9/21/2013, 12:30 AM
FrankGarret@ Beware of S.P.O.I.L.E.R !

Acoording to the trailer the movie is a perfect copycat frame by frame from the korean Old Boy so I guess what you see in the original movie will be in the movie.

What I don't understand is that they previously say Spike Lee's version would be an adaptation of the manga but it seems we have a remake of the original here.

Which is great because the original was awesome, but it's a bit lazy from the director....

gonzor - 9/21/2013, 1:53 AM
@Fry

Well almost... the trailer basically eliminates all hints of potential incest. But yeah... apart from that it looks a bit to close for comfort with the original.
Ceejay - 9/21/2013, 4:53 AM
The so called "Original" movie as great as it is, was a Korean film, NOT a Japanese original from the original Japanese manga. The Korean's used their own character names, their own settings and changed the story details to suit their own version. There is no incest in the original Manga. The entire Hammer hallway fight scene is also one unique to the Korean movie so Spike Lee copying that simply means this American version is gonna be a bastardization of both Manga and Korean movie.

One day the Japanese will get off their asses and make a proper adaptation but in the meantime we'll make do with the great re-interpretations of the Korean version and hope Spike Lee delivers something worthy of the original Manga as well.

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