Charlize Theron to star in 'Sympathy For Lady Vengeance' remake
'The Departed' screenwriter William Monahan is adapting the script
Oscar winner William Monahan is adapting the script from the 2005 South Korean original which starred Lee Young Ae and Choi Min-sik ("Oldboy"). It was directed by Park, who also directed the acclaimed "Oldboy," which is on track for a U.S. remake from director Spike Lee.
Monahan, who won an Oscar for writing Martin Scorsese's "The Departed" -- itself a remake -- recently wrote "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" for Robert Rodriguez.
Theron recently starred in "Prometheus" and "Snow White and The Huntsman," and will soon be seen in "Mad Max: Fury Road."
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