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Josh Brolin talks Old Boy remake

Total Film chatted with Josh Brolin recently about his busy upcoming slate, which includes period crime epic Gangster Squad .

Naturally, we took the opportunity to grill the actor on the Old Boy remake, which is being directed by Spike Lee and is rumoured to co-star Elizabeth Olsen.

You can read the full interview in the latest issue of Total Film , out now, but here's what Brolin had to say about Old Boy ...

Do you expect your Old Boy will be as mental as Park Chan-wook’s original?
I don’t know… Spike Lee’s doing Old Boy and it’s different and the same. I wrote an email to Park, who I really love, when I tried to get him to direct Jonah Hex . I was like, “If you’re not completely into this, then we’ll find something else to do together.” But then I said, “I want your blessing to do Old Boy. ” He wrote back this beautiful letter and it said, “I love remakes and I think it’s great, just don’t do it exactly like we did.”

Old Boy is yet to receive a UK release date.
 
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