News Oldboy Remake's Videos Show Workout Regimen, Physical Demands
posted on 2013-11-06 08:00 EST
In a second behind-the-scenes featurette, Brolin talks about the physical demands of working on the film's set. According to Brolin, he would "never do it again" after having to put on weight for the role and then lose it in two days.
Brolin intimated to the Los Angeles Times newspaper that he prefers Lee's preliminary three-hour director's cut of the film, which the newspaper describes as "both quieter and filled with more character-centric moments." When asked about the final cut that will be in theaters, Brolin said, "I do have opinions, but it's better to bite my tongue."
Lee shot his remake with Brolin (Milk, Men in Black 3), actress Elizabeth Olsen (Silent House, Martha Marcy May Marlene), Sharlto Copley (District 9, The A-Team), Samuel L. Jackson (Jungle Fever, Pulp Fiction, The Avengers), and James Ransone (Sinister, Inside Man, The Next Three Days) last fall.
Lee's remake will open on November 27.
Thanks to Daniel Zelter for the news tips
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