It ain’t easy being the guy who opts to remake Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy. Back at New York Comic Con, Oldboy scribe Mark Protosevich took the stage and even though the footage shown was well received, he still got slammed with question after question regarding why he’d even try to remake the cult classic and how he could possibly do that original film justice. Protosevich’s version swaps Min-sik Choi’s Dae-su Oh for a new main man, Joe Doucett (Josh Brolin). Like, Dae-su, Joe is kidnapped and locked away for years until he’s unexpectedly released and then tasked with the challenge of finding out why he was imprisoned to begin with.
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