Latino Actor Diego Luna To Play Lead in “Scarface” Reboot?

In recent news regarding the “Scarface” reboot, it seems like the film might just got its leading man!
WESTWOOD, CA - August 7, 2013: Diego Luna at the Los Angeles Premiere of TriStar Pictures' ELYSIUM at the Regency Village Theatre.
After the announcement of director Antoine Fuqua leaving the reboot project, Variety has reported that actor Diego Luna, from “Rogue One”, will be starring in the film.
The reboot of “Scarface” will tell the story of an immigrant from Mexico in contemporary Los Angeles.
Previous rumors included Leonardo DiCaprio to be up for the lead role for the reboot. If the rumors were true, it would have been the second time for “Scarface” that a non-Latino would portray a Latino lead.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story..L to R: Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and Cassian Andor (Diego Luna)..Ph: Jonathan Olley..© 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Luna’s performance in the latest Star Wars film, “Rogue One”, was a positive example of Latino representation in Hollywood films, after Luna decided to keep his thick Mexican accent for the role.

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