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Spike Lee’s Oldboy Does Not Even Make a Million Dollars

Spike Lee's Oldboy

I honestly cannot believe this news. Even with big names like Spike Lee, Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley and Samuel Jackson, FilmDistrict’s “Oldboy” scored one of the weakest Thanksgiving openings of all time, estimating a dismal $850,000 in five days, though the film showed at just 583 locations (not technically a wide release), Variety

Oldboy Remake Trailer Arrives

FilmDistrict just released the first trailer for Spike Lee’s Oldboy remake of the Park Chan-woo classic Korean film, starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Samuel Jackson, Bruce Hornsby and James Ransone. I have been juiced for this one for a while now. In theaters October 25, 2013, “Oldboy is a provocative, visceral thriller that