Posts tagged with "FilmDistrict"

Oldboy Viral Video Welcomes You to Hotel

Oldboy Viral Video Welcomes You to Hotel
A wall of TV screens? A cracked mirror? Dumplings? Anyone that has seen Chan-Wook Park’s Oldboy or read Garon Tsuchiya’s manga will probably be able to make sense of ‘some’ of what is shown in the latest viral video for Spike Lee’s Oldboy. The film’s US distributor, FilmDistrict, has released a rather cryptic video titled Preparing Your Stay. The short clip is a montage of somewhat random footage, which just so happens to make for telling... 

Poster and Trailer for Spike Lee’s Oldboy

Poster and Trailer for Spike Lee’s Oldboy
The marketing has begun on Spike’s Lee Oldboy, with FilmDistrict having released a poster and a trailer. This version of Oldboy follows Joe Doucett (Josh Brolin), an advertising executive who is kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in a private prison. Upon being released he sets out to discover who had him imprisoned and why. An adaptation of the manga by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi, it’s very clear from both the trailer and the poster... 

FilmDistrict to distribute Spike Lee’s Oldboy in the US

FilmDistrict to distribute Spike Lee’s Oldboy in the US
It was back in July last year when Spike Lee became attached to direct an English language adaptation of Oldboy. Now comes news from the Toronto Film Festival (where Lee is screening his Michael Jackson documentary Bad 25), which reveals that FilmDistrict have acquired the rights to distribute Lee’s Oldboy in the US. Whether you like it or not, this film is definitely happening, with shooting to commence later this month in Georgia. While this news... 

Drive Character Posters and Banners

Drive Character Posters and Banners
Ahead of its release in the US, FilmDistrict have released a series of retro style character posters and banners for Drive. Based on the novel of the same name by James Sallis, the film stars Ryan Gosling as a Hollywood stunt car driver by day, but at night he makes large sums of cash as a getaway driver for criminals. He becomes concerned for his next-door neighbour Irene (Carey Mulligan), after some shifty guys start harassing her. She informs him... 
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