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Colin Firth for Oldboy

Oscar winner Colin Firth has reportedly joined the cast of the Oldboy remake helmed by Spike Lee +Mandate Pictures. The King’s Speech +A Single Man actor has been offered the part of Adrian, the villain role opposite Josh Brolin.

Oldboy tells the story of a man who is kidnapped and imprisoned on his daughter’s birthday. For 15 years, he is held captive, and, upon his release, must begin his journey to find the reason for his imprisonment. He soon finds out that his kidnapper has plans for him more tortuous than his solitary confinement.