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‘Oldboy’ Featurette Defends Remake, Talks Story and the Horrors of Solitary Confinement

FilmDistrict released a featurette for Spike Lee’s Oldboy, starring Josh Brolin, Samuel Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Bruce Hornsby, and James Ransone. The video gives a little jab to the fans about it being a remake, while also pondering what it would be like in an infinite solitary confinement, and speaking to creating an emotional experience in theaters. Thumbs up!

In theaters November 27, “The pic is a provocative, visceral thriller that follows the story of an advertising executive (Josh Brolin) who is abruptly kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. 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.

Check out the featurette inside.




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