Reboot of Al Pacino starrer Scarface finds its director in Call Me by Your Name helmer Luca Guadagnino

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Scarface reboot to be directed by Luca Guadagnino& 

Key Highlights

  • Reboot of Al Pacino starrer cult traditional Scarface has been within the making for years now
  • Over the years, a number of filmmakers have been hooked up with the Universal’s reboot scripted by Coen Brothers
  • But, the film has now lastly zeroed in on its director in Luca Guadagnino of Call Me by Your Name fame

One of essentially the most cherished movies of all time is Al Pacino starrer 1983 cult traditional Scarface. The Brian De Palma film was additionally a remake of the 1932 movie of the identical identify. The authentic movie was loosely primarily based on the namesake 1930 novel which in flip was impressed by the lifetime of dreaded gangster Al Capone.

Just a few years again, it was introduced {that a} reboot of the 1983 remake is in works at Universal. However, it could not transfer past the event stage because the studio was having a tough time discovering a director. After a number of filmmakers have been thought of, the studio has lastly bought on board, the Academy Award nominated Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino of Call Me by Your Name and Suspiria fame, in keeping with a report in Variety. 

While the sooner drafts of the movie’s script have been written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, Jonathan Herman and Paul Attanasio, the ultimate scripting has been achieved by extremely celebrated Coen Brothers – Ethan and Joel. 

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Though the makers have lastly zeroed in on the director, there may be nonetheless no official phrase on the lead actor who will probably be having the herculean activity of getting into the large sneakers of legendary Al Pacino. For a very long time, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story actor Diego Luna was related to the movie however he later took an exit. 


Scarface reboot has been in growth at Universal for nearly a decade now. In 2015, the experiences of Scarface reboot had began doing the rounds. Later, in early 2017 that Universal had first introduced their plan for a Scarface reboot. Not simply that, the film, at the moment, was slated for an August 10, 2018 launch. 

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When Al Pacino was requested about his tackle the remake of Scarface on the premier of 2015 movie Danny Collins, he, in his inimitable type stated, “Oh, it’s fine. It’s part of what we do. We remake things.”

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