Josh Brolin stars as a man who was imprisoned and tortured for over a decade before his unexpected release. Nate Parker will portray a doctor who works with Josh Brolin's character. Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, and Samuel L. Jackson also star.
Spike Lee is directing from a screenplay by Mark Protosevich (Thor, I Am Legend), based on the original Korean film Oldboy, directed by Chan-wook Park. Production is scheduled to begin this fall in New York and Louisiana.