Sharlto Copley Confirmed as ‘Old Boy’ Villain & ‘Open Grave’ Lead
Sharlto Copley’s career has been on the ascent ever since District 9 propelled him into the limelight. The South African actor was a standout performer in an ensemble of impressive actors (and Rampage Jackson) starring in Joe Carnahan’s A-Teamreboot, and District 9 already proved he can carry a film as a leading man.
That latter point is a fact that Apollo 18 director Gonzalo López-Gallego recognizes, as he has cast Copley in the lead role for his next film, Open Grave. The actor apparently also has what it takes to make a pretty convincing villain, because Spike Lee has tapped him to play that very role in his upcoming remake/re-interpretation of Old Boy.
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