Samuel Jackson (The Avengers) has joined the cast of Spike Lee’s remake of the Chan-wook Park revenge film, Oldboy. The LA Times has learned that Jackson has come on board to play a small but pivotal role in the film. The actor will play the man who is being tortured by the hero, played by Josh Brolin (MIB3) in a key revenge scene.
If you remember the original movie you may remember this one as one of the most disturbing scenes in the film. In it we saw the protagonist take vengeance on the man that guarded him by removing his teeth with the claw on a hammer. Sounds like a pretty messed up scene right? Well, it looks like we won’t be seeing that happening in this one but instead another extreme form of torture that the Times wouldn’t reveal but did say was “pretty painful”. This movie definitely won’t be for the faint of heart folks.
Oh yeah, and also Bruce Hornsby (Red Hook Summer) has hopped on board the film too and will be composing the score.