Sunday, April 06, 2008

[ News, Culture / Events, March 14 2008] Internationally-acclaimed Korean movie to be remade in U.S

A much-lauded Korean movie is to be remade in the U.S. with a big star headlining in it.

According to the Boston Globe, Park Chan-Wook’s “Sympathy for Lady Vengeance” (sometimes called “Lady Vengeance) is to be remade and Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron will star as the leading role, originally played by Lee Young-ae.

Theron will also produce the movie, which is the third and final installment in Park Chan-Wook’s vengeance series after Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance’’ (2002) and “Old Boy’” (2003).

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