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Actor Nate Parker in Talks to Join Spike Lee Remake of Korean Film, ‘Oldboy’

Nate Parker, who’s had a breakout year with appearances in Red Tails, Spike Lee’s Red Hook Summer, and the upcoming Richard Gere film Arbitrage, is in talks to join Lee again in the remake of the South Korean cult classic Oldboy, states Variety.

If he does sign on, Parker will be joining a class that includes Elizabeth Olson, Josh Brolin, Samuel L. Jackson and Sharlto Copley.

Based on the film that Park Chan-wook directed in 2003, this version follows a younger woman (Olsen) who helps (and soon romances) a stranger (Brolin) in his quest for revenge on a mysterious, powerful figure (Copley).

Parker is in talks to play the doctor who is a colleague of Olsen’s character…

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