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Universal working on new "Scarface" film

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ hca=”true” height=”320″ src=”” width=”213″ //a/divstrongBy The Hip Hop Writer/strongbr /strongHip Hop Vibe Staff Writer/strongbr /br /The 1983 version of emScarface/em has made a lasting impression on hip hop. Nearly every rapper admitted they were influenced, in one way or another, by the film. Jay-Z even admitted the movie had more of an impact on him than the rapper of the same name. Newcomer, Future, released a song, “Tony Montana,” named after the protagonist of the film and several rappers have freestyled over the /br /Die hard fans of emScarface/em have been waiting for some sort of sequel to the film. Cuban Link announced he was working on a emScarface/em sequel, in 2003, but it never came to be. The USA network even announced they were producing a “Scarface” mini-series. Much like the sequel, the television series also did not happen. Universal Pictures has recently announced they are working on a new /br /Universal announced the film would not be a remake, nor would it be a sequel to the 1983 film. The original emScarface/em film was released in 1932 and centered around an Italian immigrant coming to America and taking over the organized crime in Chicago. Al Pacino starred in the 1983 version, portraying the role of a Cuban immigrant, Tony Montana, who comes to Miami and takes over the drug trade. The theme of the 21st century version has yet to be announced, nor has casting began for the film.div class=”blogger-post-footer”div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”
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