There’s nothing quite like being reunited with old friends, even if that friend happens to be a bloody hammer. Joe Doucett (Josh Brolin) is happy to see anyone at all after emerging from 20 years of forced solitary confinement in Spike Lee’s Oldboy. This reinterpretation of Park Chan-wook’s 2003 film sees Doucett go in search of answers and revenge only to find that things are more complicated than he could have imagined. We have a collection of four exclusive images from the upcoming film that feature Brolin and co-star Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), along with a familiar piece of hardware that should please fans of the original film.
Also starring Sharlto Copley, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Imperioli, and Lance Reddick, Spike Lee’s Oldboy opens November 27th. Hit the jump to view the new images.
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Here’s the official synopsis for Oldboy:
OLDBOY 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.