It seems the remake of the 1981 film Scarface, which is a remake of a 1932 film is getting a 2014 facelift on two films which are both considered masterpieces has found someone to take the reins. Chilean director Pablo Larraín, director of No, is in final negotiations with the script written by Paul Attanasio (Donnie Brasco). This version of Scarface finds us in modern day Los Angeles and Scarface portrayed as a Mexican immigrant whom works his way up in the drug trade. Producers are hoping to cast a bicultural, bilingual, Latino actor in the lead.
The Wrap broke the news about the Scarface remake potentially being directed by Larraín. According to their report,
“The new “Scarface” will be a more mythic origin story that explores where Tony’s physical and emotional wounds come from and how they shaped him as a man.”
Are you hyped to see the Scarface remake?