THE SCARFACE REBOOT IS PUSHING FORWARD WITH LUCA GUADAGNINO
Will this long-in-the-works project materialise this time?
Luca Guadagnino, Oscar-nominated filmmaker, is in talks to direct Universal Pictures’ Scarface reboot, the news was confirmd by Variety. Previously, it there were reports that the Call Me by Your Name filmmaker was circling the project, and now it appears a deal has now been made.
The Scarface reboot has been in development since 2011. The iconic gangster saga will serve as the third iteration of Scarface which follows the 1983 Brian De Palma remake starring Al Pacino.
The Scarface reboot has been in the works for years, first with David Ayer signing on to write the script. Directors like Antoine Fuqua and David Yates attached themselves and then departed over the years, and iAyer signed on in the wake of helming the DC movie Suicide Squad in 2017. Ayer left the Scarface reboot project the same year, as per reports, his script was “too dark” for Universal’s taste.
Reports state that Luca Guadagnino’s take on Scarface will be set in Los Angeles and utilize a script from celebrated writers on writers Joel and Ethan Coen.
Stay tuned for more details on Luca Guadagnino’s Scarface reboot.