It has emerged that Diego Luna will be playing the lead role in the forthcoming reboot of Scarface. Variety magazine revealed that the 37 year old Mexican actor will play the iconic Tony Montana in the remake of the 1983 classic. This will not be the first time that the actor has worked on a reboot, he can be currently seen in cinemas starring in Star Wars: Rogue One.
The original movie told the story of Tony Montana, a Cuban immigrant who built up a drug empire in Miami, only for him to destroy himself. However, the remake will supposedly be set in Los Angeles, and the lead character will be Mexican instead.
However, it is not all good news. Variety also revealed that the production has lost its director, Antoine Fuqua. The Magnificent Seven director had, to pull out as he will be filming the sequel to The Equalizer at around the same time Scarface will be in production.