Universal has been growing a reboot of Scarface for a number of years now, with the Coen brothers set to jot down the screenplay. For some time, although, they’ve had hassle discovering a director, with each David Mackenzie (Hell or Excessive Water) and Peter Berg (Deepwater Horizon, Patriots Day), amongst others, flirting with the venture because it sprung to life.
However at the moment, they’ve lastly secured somebody to get behind the digicam, as Selection studies that Luca Guadagnino, who just lately freaked us all out with the superb Suspiria remake, will helm this new tackle the traditional crime thriller. And whereas no additional particulars had been revealed and casting nonetheless stays unknown, hopefully issues will start to fall into place now that they’ve a director.
After all, we definitely don’t envy the individual chosen to comply with within the footsteps of Al Pacino, who delivered an iconic efficiency in Brian De Palma’s beloved film manner again in 1983, with Scarface‘s quotable, charming melodramatic ’80s storytelling guaranteeing it’s remained a legendary fixture of cinema over the a long time.
At one level, Rogue One star Diego Luna was connected to the lead function of Tony Montana, however he’s since departed the venture and as of now, no names have been revealed with reference to who the studio could also be eyeing. And ditto for the opposite roles.
Nonetheless, Guadagnino is definitely a step in the precise route. An completed and acclaimed filmmaker, he’ll certainly deliver one thing particular to the reboot and although we’ve got a tough time imagining it residing as much as the unique, because it’s simply such a traditional, we’re definitely excited to see how Universal presents Scarface for a brand new technology. Watch this area for extra.