The remake of ’Scarface’ will see the light of the hand of the brothers Coen and Luca Guadagnino

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Ebenizer Pinedo – May 15, 2020 – 20: 29 (CET)

Universal Pictures defined those responsible for the remake of 'Scarface'. Luca Guadagnino will be the director, while the Coen brothers will take over the script.

El remake de ’Scarface’ verá la luz de la mano de los hermanos Coen y Luca Guadagnino

In recent years there has been speculation about the possible remake of Scarface , one of the most popular movies of the decade 80 s. Now the portal Variety , in addition to affirming that the reboot will be a reality , it also shares information about those who will take over the project. Firstly, the participation of Luca Guadagnino stands out ( Call Me by Your Name ); will be responsible for directing the Universal Pictures feature film.

For their part, Joel and Ethan Coen will be in charge of finishing the script . It should be noted that the remake of Scarface already had a couple of writers who The draft was written by: Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, Jonathan Herman, and Paul Attanasio. The Coen brothers are widely known for having written the script for Unbreakable , Suburbicon and Bridge of spies , among others. They also occupied the directors chair in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs , Hail, Caesar! e Inside Llewyn Davis: Ballad of a common man .

In the production of the remake of Scarface we find Dylan Clark and Brian Williams, while Scott Stuber and Marco Marabito will be executive producers. Of course, at the moment there is no information on the actor who will stand at the feet of the famous Tony Montana . It is clear that, despite the various film adaptations of the gangster, most associates him with the interpretation of Al Pacino. Forgetting the New York born will not be an easy task, regardless of who ends up occupying that place.

The fact that brothers Coen and Guadagnino are involved in the film, automatically raises expectations . His career is backed by a fairly respectable resume in Hollywood. Without going any further, Guadagnino was close to winning an Oscar thanks to Call Me by Your Name , which was nominated for “Best Picture” in 2018. However, it finally prevailed The Shape of Water ( The shape of the water ) of the Mexican Guillermo del Toro, who also won the statuette for “Best director”.

It is still too early to talk about a tentative release date for the remake of Scarface . We don't even know when production will start. It is important to mention that Guadagnino has some projects underway, including the HBO limited series We Are Who We Are .

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