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Hip-Hop start Ludacris will give a special performance tonight (August 23rd) during a celebration for the iconic movie, “Scarface.”
Ludacris will join actors Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Robert Loggia, S.Murray Abraham and producer Martin Bregman during the exclusive event for “Scarface,” which is being released on Blu-Ray for the first time, this September.
The event will include a Q&A the film’s stars, in addition to the performance by Ludacris.
Celebrity chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, co-chef/owners of the critically acclaimed Border Grill restaurants and truck, will provide Cuban inspired food during the event.
“Nearly 30 years after it first exploded onto the screen, Scarface stands as a cultural icon with a passionate and growing fan base that continues to exert an enduring influence on not just moviemakers but artists across the entire pop-culture landscape,” said Craig Kornblau, President of Universal Studios Home Entertainment. “Now, for the first time ever, fans of this jewel in the Universal crown can enjoy Scarface with the spectacular picture and sound quality that only Blu-ray™ provides.”
Scarface, which was directed by Brian de Palma and Academy Award winning screenwriter Oliver Stone, has been one of the most influential movies on hip-hop culture.
In addition to the famous Scarface poster that hangs on the wall of multiple rappers’ homes, the actual movie has been sampled numerous times over the years by artists ranging from The Geto Boys to Mobb Deep.
Scarface arrived on Blu-Ray Hi Def on September 6th, 2011.