About a year ago, it was reported that Universal Pictures
was planning to remake "Scarface
," which was first released in 1932 and then turned into the iconic Al Pacino film in 1983. Then came word that David Ayer
) was hired to write the script. Then Paul Attanasio
, Quiz Show
) worked on it. The remake will have very little to do with the first two films, except have the same title and the same general premise, which focuses on an immigrant who forces his way into the criminal establishment in pursuit of a twisted version of an American dream. Latino-Review has now learned that Tony Montana will be a Mexican in the new remake, and the film will take place in the world of drug cartels.