Watch the Red Band Trailer for Spike Lee’s ‘Oldboy’

'Oldboy' Preview Review

The film bows on Oct. 25

FilmDistrict has issued a red-band trailer for Spike Lee’s remake of “Oldboy,” starring Josh Brolin and Samuel L. Jackson.

Hitting theaters Oct. 25, “Oldboy” is based on the popular 2003 Korean thriller and co-stars Elisabeth Olsen and Sharlto Copley (“District 9”).

The trailer not only shows how dark and violent the film will be but is also making it clear to fans of the original that this film will try its best to stay faithful to the original as well.

SEE MORE: Josh Brolin Set Free in First Poster for Spike Lee’s ‘Oldboy’

The original “Oldboy” included an incredible hallway fight between the films protagonist and more than a dozen bad guys and this film looks to have Brolin go through a similar scenario.

The remake has delivered a lot of good buzz ever since Spike Lee attached himself as a director and this trailer should only help build up the positive word of mouth.

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  1. Simone says:

    wow. will go see it. looks cool.

  2. Mathew Saul says:

    Spike says he has re done this so it’s very different. But this looks like a scene by scene remake. However doesn’t he see a grown up version of his daughter if so. I cant have the same twist as the original. But that was such a great part how can he cut that… Oh pointlessness. Why cant Americans learn to read film sub titles and live a masterpiece as it is.

  3. sven says:

    Spike Lee, the desparate racist.

    • Shawn D says:

      Sven —

      Just shut up. Spike Lee has never done or said anything racist. He was repeatedly called out racism in Hollywood. Do some actual research.

      • dan says:

        Thanks Shawn D for your comment !

        can’t wait to see what Spike lee did with this movie

      • Justin H. says:

        He uses the n-word in his films, yet criticizes other directors like Tarantino for using it. If it’s because Lee is black and Tarantino is white, then yes he is racist. Feeling one race is allowed to do something another cannot is a pretty clear example of racism.

        Also, I’m going to toss out a guess to the ending: the remake will have the same twist, and it will be revealed the woman in the video he watches is only pretending to be his daughter.

      • Dick Delson says:

        What are you smoking? He’s a creep.

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