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‘Sopranos’-a screenwriter working on remake of ‘Scarface’

Screenwriter Terence Winter (known for ‘The Sopranos’, ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’) to work on a preliminary version of a remake of Brian De Palma’s ‘Scarface’, the criminal good gangster film from 1983 with Al Pacino.

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It reports the showbizzblad Variety on the basis of sources in the production.

Terence Winter, who also wrote the script of ‘The Sopranos’, ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, will be a first version of the script is refined and improved, is by insiders. He must of filmplot in 1983, is a contemporary version make which in Los Angeles takes place.

In the film of Brian De Palma, playing the action in Miami, Florida, and plays Pacino the role of the Cuban-American gangster Tony Montana. Production company: Universal chose Winter because he has experience with writing misdaadseries and movies. In addition, he has contact with ex-offenders, says the insider. The director of the film is in the hands of Antoine Fuqua (‘Training Day’). About the film and the release date of the movie, nothing is yet known.

De Palma’s ‘Scarface’ was itself a remake of the original film with Paul Muni, from 1932.

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