Suicide Squad Director In Early Talks For Scarface Remake

The film is scheduled to premiere in August 2018.

<i>Suicide Squad</i> Director In Early Talks For <i>Scarface</i> Remake David Ayer at a press conference for Fury in London, England. October 19, 2014.   Photo by Tim P. Whitby for Getty Images

David Ayer, director of Suicide Squad and Fury, is in preliminary neogtiations to helm the Scarface reboot, according to a new report in Deadline. The film is currently scheduled to debut in August 2018.

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The latest Scarface is set to star Diego Luna with a script by the Coen Brothers. It's the second remake of the immigrant drug lord classic: The first version of the film debuted in 1932, and was remade in 1983 by Brian DePalma, starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Watch a trailer for 1983's Scarface below.

Suicide Squad Director In Early Talks For Scarface Remake