Clive Owen has been offered the role of the villain in Spike Lee's forthcoming movie 'Oldboy'.
Clive Owen has been offered a role in 'Oldboy'.
Clive was offered the part after 'The King's Speech' star Colin Firth passed on the opportunity, TwitchFilm.com reports.
It would not be the first time Spike and the British star worked together, having already toiled on thriller 'The Inside Man'.
'Oldboy' tells the tale of a man who is kidnapped for 15 years without knowing why, only to be released one day and given the tools to fight those who imprisoned him for so long.
Clive is set to have a busy 2012 should he take on the part, with roles in 'Cities', 'Blind' and 'Recall' all coming up.