Vivendi Games' ("VG") Sierra Entertainment has unveiled part of the A-list talent that will help bring drug-lord Tony Montana's criminal empire to life in the upcoming video game Scarface: The World Is Yours
. Attracting an unprecedented array of Hollywood's brightest film and television stars as well as returning cast members from the 1983 classic film
, the hotly-anticipated game will plunge players deep into the seedy underbelly of 1980s Miami as they rebuild Tony Montana's empire and seek vengeance on his enemies.
The cast includes stars from the original film including Robert Loggia
), who played Frank Lopez, Steven Bauer
), who starred as Manny Ribera, and Al Israel
), who appeared as Hector the Toad. Al Pacino
lends his likeness to the lead role in the game and hand-picked the voice-over actor playing Tony Montana. In addition, key lines from Mr. Pacino's performance in the original film appear in the game.
Scarface: The World Is Yours has also attracted a host of stars new to the Scarface franchise who have lent their voices to characters throughout the game, creating a cast list and performance level that is unparalleled in video games.
The groundbreaking ensemble cast includes:James Woods
, The War at Home
Rapper/actor Ice T
(Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
(The Ice Harvest
)Daniel Dae Kim
Willa Holland (The O.C.
Robert LaSardo (Nip/Tuck
NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt, Jr.Cheech Marin
(From Dusk 'Til Dawn
(Cheech & Chong
(Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back
(Hustle & Flow
(Die Another Day
(That 70s Show
's Kevin Dillon
and Jerry FerraraRichard Roundtree
(Lords of Dogtown
(Viva La Bam
Rapper N.O.R.E.Tommy LeeCypress Hill
's B. Real
and Sen DogElliott Gould
"Scarface is a brand universally recognized for its cutting-edge cool, even two decades after the movie's original release. It's no surprise that so many of the top talent from film, television and music would want to be a part of that world," said Cindy Cook, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for Vivendi Games. "The video game is allowing people to be part of one of the most popular franchises in Hollywood. We're excited to be able to give today's talent the chance to play in Tony's world, and gamers the best Scarface experience with the best possible cast."
Scarface: The World Is Yours is expected to ship this Autumn for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. For more information about Scarface: The World Is Yours, please visit the game's official Web site at www.scarfacegame.com