MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Director Talks Remaking SCARFACE This weekend's The Magnificent Seven is an interesting property in that it is a remake of a remake, which was based on the Japanese film Seven Samurai. The central story of that film has proven to be practically timeless in its appeal, and has led to the aforementioned American remakes, and a TV series. Now director Antoine Fuqua, the man responsible for the latest stab at the material, is talking up another remake of a remake...of a remake.