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David Ayer in Negotiations to Direct Scarface Remake Writer and director David Ayer knows how to make a certain type of gritty, street-level film, evident in his epic takes on war and crime in Fury and End of Watch. Ayer, who is a military veteran, understands the intense brotherhood that exists between Soldiers, cops, and criminals.

Scarface Remake Hires Straight Outta Compton Writer Universal is reportedly moving forward with the Scarface remake and has tapped Straight Outta Compton writer Jonathan Herman to rewrite the script. (Paul Attanasio and David Ayer wrote the previous drafts.) Source THR notes that Pablo Larrain is still set to direct the film, which will take place in Los Angeles and explore a Mexican immigrant's rise to power in the criminal underworld. The original Scarface story spawned two films, one in 1932 and one in 1983.

Best and Worst of 'Fury': Logan Lerman, Shia Labeouf, the Horrors of War The Brad Pitt WWII tank drama "Fury" crashes into theaters this weekend, and HitFix has created a list of the best and worst of the film from director David Ayer ("End of Watch," "Sabotage").http://www.hitfix.com

Sound Off: David Ayer's WWII Tank Movie 'Fury' - Your Thoughts? Now that you've seen it, what did you think? War never ends quietly. Now playing in theaters is David Ayer's Fury, starring Brad Pitt as the commander of a tank during WWII. The tank crew is lead by Pitt with Shia LaBeouf as 'Bible', Logan Lerman, Michael Peña as 'Gordo', and Jon Bernthal as 'Coon-Ass' to round things out. The tank heads into Germany near the end of the war and takes heavy fire from a desperate Germany army. So how is it? Is Fury as kick ass as it looks? Does the action surpass the story? How is Shia LaBeouf compared to Brad Pitt or Logan Lerman?

Interview: Filmmaker David Ayer Captures the Fury of WWII Tank Battles Filmmaker David Ayer (End of Watch) talks to ComingSoon.net about his WWII tank epic Fury, starring Brad Pitt, Shia Labeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal, and more or less denies that he's directing DC Comics' Suicide Squad for Warner Bros. (Which doesn't mean much these days.)

HitFix talks to director David Ayer about capturing hell in WWII drama "Fury."http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/in-contention

Recreating Hell, Clips and Behind the Scenes of Fury. For Fury, director/writer David Ayer and his crew went to painstaking extremes in order to create one of the most authentic World War II movies ever. Go behind the scenes and watch a few clips from the upcoming movie below. “Recreating Hell” goes into the process of making Fury as authentic as possible, from the […] Read Recreating Hell, Clips and Behind the Scenes of Fury. on Filmonic.

David Ayer's new film 'Fury' is about a tank crew during the final days of WWII facing their biggest challenge in the form of a new untrained gunner, and Brad Pitt leads a solid ensemble. The film reaches for more thematic heft than it can accomplish, though, and doesn't quite come together.http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/motion-captured

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