Charlize Theron Remaking Korean Thriller 'Vengeance'?

March 13, 2008 08:56:07 GMT

The Academy Award-winning actress has been reported to be taking the role of producer as well as the star in the remake of Park Chan-wook's dramatic thriller 'Sympathy for Lady Vengeance'.

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The Academy Award-winning actress for her role in "Monster" Charlize Theron is said to be remaking the final Park Chan-wook's dramatic thriller "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance". According to, the 32-year-old former fashion model will be the film's producer as well as the actress.

Though reporting that the "North Country" star will be showcasing her acting talent in the drama thriller, it is still unclear which character she will be portraying. This filming project reportedly came following her other drama thriller project alongside Viggo Mortensen, "The Road".

"Vengeance" is a 2005 South Korean film about a woman seeking revenge on the man who made her spent 13 years behind bars for a false accusation of kidnapping and killing a 6-year-old boy. The original film, which was released on May 5, 2006 in limited North American theaters, had competed for the Golden Lion at the 62nd Venice International Film Festival back in September 2005, though failed to take the top honor.


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posted by roxy on Jul 25, 2008
as much as i love charlize theron, but i find her too awkward to do the role. she is too seductive, she lacks "holy/angelic" angle to do the role.

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