Thursday, September 22, 2011
By: Vickie J. Rubinson
Say hello to my little friend...again. Sort of. Universal Pictures is preparing to make (but not remake) a third "Scarface," which it says will not be a rehashing of or sequel to either the 1932 or 1983 films, but a new version, reports Deadline.
It'll share the same premise (outsider busts his way into the criminal underworld in a bid to achieve the ahem, American dream; violence is involved). No word on ethnicity or geography (Italian, Chicago, Cuban/Miami played big in the first two versions, Deadline reminds us). Former Universal head Marc Shmuger will produce, along with Martin Bregman, who produced the Al Pacino version.