No "Oldboy" Remake?

by | January 25, 2007 | Comments

If you’ve been holding your breath for director Justin Lin’s long-rumored American remake of his Korean action hit "Oldboy," it sounds as though you may as well exhale: Dark Horizons reports that Lin, at the Sundance Festival this week, told Bloody Disgusting that it doesn’t look like it’s going to happen.

Lin’s specific reason for this was the old "a lot of other projects in the works" excuse, but he’s long maintained that his satisfaction with the original "Oldboy" would preclude him from doing a remake unless it was absolutely perfect.

Choi Min-Sik in the Korean version of "Oldboy."

Tag Cloud

2016 ITV movies spanish language Women's History Month children's TV TV renewals video on demand Christmas Binge Guide Character Guide Heroines Music spain FX Martial Arts Hallmark Christmas movies TNT medical drama documentary laika sports Academy Awards Opinion Lifetime Film Festival sag awards 20th Century Fox Pixar richard e. Grant festivals Chernobyl festival VH1 USA Sony Pictures Food Network American Society of Cinematographers Mindy Kaling Fox News GIFs die hard Tomatazos YouTube Red Paramount Black History Month Lifetime Christmas movies Mudbound The Walking Dead Syfy blockbuster Pride Month CMT X-Men DC Comics Premiere Dates Comedy Avengers YouTube Premium National Geographic Acorn TV Film Apple CW Seed Nat Geo Star Trek composers Shondaland television nfl Nickelodeon Shudder Britbox See It Skip It NYCC Schedule mockumentary Sundance Fall TV Hulu CBS All Access romance Country Spectrum Originals streaming Oscars TCA 2017 Esquire christmas movies hollywood satire Extras Valentine's Day game of thrones Rocketman cooking BET Awards all-time Black Mirror canceled screen actors guild Watching Series El Rey ESPN animated werewolf crime thriller TLC Turner 2019 Cosplay foreign Awards Tour Marvel Television book cancelled television psychological thriller Thanksgiving video Netflix doctor who Chilling Adventures of Sabrina FOX Mystery Television Academy Crackle Animation Infographic blaxploitation universal monsters Amazon Prime Video TBS strong female leads justice league Red Carpet SXSW historical drama docudrama Hear Us Out 71st Emmy Awards Apple TV+ Paramount Network Marvel Comedy Central BBC One Reality Competition 72 Emmy Awards Holidays Brie Larson diversity facebook OWN technology RT History witnail Sundance Now Family rotten movies we love Arrowverse zombies Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt PBS Rock 2017 classics President award winner venice RT21 cats Biopics Hallmark cars comedies Winners reviews Sneak Peek transformers E3 LGBTQ films directors binge anime Peacock 45 crossover SDCC mutant nature mission: impossible singing competition twilight FXX Endgame canceled TV shows criterion Turner Classic Movies crime drama comics WarnerMedia Reality Photos Comic Book Marathons Crunchyroll latino DirecTV zero dark thirty Emmys cancelled TV shows scary movies rotten dramedy Creative Arts Emmys serial killer worst cinemax SundanceTV MSNBC Adult Swim GLAAD Drama Rocky a nightmare on elm street Musicals Discovery Channel Trailer Mary Poppins Returns vampires breaking bad sitcom VICE IFC Films Pet Sematary adaptation comic Showtime MTV talk show franchise critics cops HBO dark ratings indiana jones YA Grammys Elton John politics movie spider-man Year in Review Box Office screenings hispanic toronto NBC AMC Song of Ice and Fire TCA travel 21st Century Fox Pirates cancelled TV series superhero Trivia Ghostbusters cartoon Emmy Nominations Quiz PaleyFest Dark Horse Comics Lionsgate chucky Ellie Kemper 2015 crime The Witch boxoffice Comics on TV USA Network Logo TV Land Star Wars Amazon First Look biography Lucasfilm Disney Pop TV Stephen King batman Polls and Games Starz cancelled Epix emmy awards VOD Pop 4/20 halloween IFC Cartoon Network Winter TV jamie lee curtis FX on Hulu TruTV Apple TV Plus 24 frames YouTube Rom-Com zombie Marvel Studios revenge Superheroe concert Kids & Family police drama period drama Amazon Studios nbcuniversal GoT hist sequel Classic Film elevated horror Holiday dc best Best and Worst tv talk OneApp Interview worst movies robots joker LGBT Universal The Arrangement finale CNN Countdown The CW thriller Disney Channel stop motion Mary poppins Horror fast and furious political drama renewed TV shows name the review free movies Video Games dogs dragons Cannes space CBS toy story Election indie anthology Masterpiece Disney Plus Awards Writers Guild of America kids A24 2018 scorecard Disney+ Disney Plus stand-up comedy child's play dceu Tarantino Sundance TV MCU asian-american DC Universe documentaries independent TCM reboot New York Comic Con Spring TV BBC America Action Television Critics Association true crime ghosts San Diego Comic-Con series aliens spinoff natural history casting Tubi slashers green book Vudu E! Podcast BBC WGN HBO Max Trophy Talk supernatural golden globes HBO Go spy thriller Fantasy TV Disney streaming service unscripted teaser quibi BET Toys social media Travel Channel football Spike 2020 Bravo south america Superheroes PlayStation Tumblr based on movie BAFTA Warner Bros. Certified Fresh 007 Sci-Fi Funimation Captain marvel Columbia Pictures game show Summer harry potter Walt Disney Pictures Teen miniseries Anna Paquin science fiction History Netflix Christmas movies ABC Family DGA TCA Awards cults First Reviews Nominations The Purge news Musical Western Amazon Prime Baby Yoda TIFF Mary Tyler Moore adventure Freeform TCA Winter 2020 A&E Ovation obituary war stoner disaster parents versus what to watch Calendar APB Super Bowl theme song comiccon discovery psycho sequels DC streaming service ABC remakes Set visit romantic comedy