Scarface Remake Got It’s Director


Deadline reports that Universal Pictures is eyeing Antoine Fuqua to direct the Scarface remake.

Fuqua is known for his blockbuster movies The Equalizer and Olympus Has Fallen, with his next film The Magnificent Seven debuting in theaters September 23.

The first theatrical Scarface made it to theaters in 1932 from director Howard Hawks and told the story of an Irish immigrant’s rise to power as a gangster in 1920s Chicago. The film was remade in 1983 directed by Brian De Palma and written by Oliver Stone with Al Pacino in the lead role, shifting the focus to a Cuban refugee rising to power as a gangster in 1980s Miami.

Here is the original Scarface trailer:

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