If you want to save a remake from being slaughtered in pre-production, it's best to hire a great filmmaker. And where the idea of a remake of Park Chan-Wook's 'Oldboy' might have seemed terrible, with Spike Lee behind the camera it will at least be interesting. And the talent in front of the camera is there to match as Sharlto Copley has been confirmed as the mysterious torturer of Josh Brolin in the film.
The remake of the popular Korean film "Oldboy" has hit some snags as of late. Casting issues have kept the film from pushing full steam ahead. Everyone from Will Smith to Clive Owen has been rumored to be cast in the American adaptation and now we can add one more name to the mix.