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New Scarface on cards

MUMBAI: Universal Pictures is in the process of developing a new version of Scarface that w set in today‘s world of crime, is in development.


In this connection, the Studio has been taking to writers to prepare a script for the project. However, the 1983 version starring Al Pacino as gangster Tony Montana, a Cuban man who takes over the drugs trade in Miami, was more popular than the 1932 made original.
 
The new film would be produced by former studio head Marc Shmuger and Martin Bregman. The project is in the early stages but is being described not a sequel or outright remake of the 1983 film; it will maintain some of the elements made popular in the first two.


Both versions told the story of crime sagas of the rise and fall of a gangster. The 1932 version was set in Chicago and featured bootlegging, Italians and Irish mobsters. While the 1983 version was set in Latin-loving Miami andcocaine was the vice of choice.

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