The World Is Yours!
Mezco Toyz announces their first line of Scarface figures based on the highly acclaimed movie of the same name. The first series will be 10” scale roto-cast figures that includes multiple versions of Al Pacino as the infamous Tony Montana, all depicting classic scenes from the movie.
Universal Studios Consumer Products Group has awarded the license for Scarface to Mezco Toyz. The license includes articulated action figures 4-10 scale, cold cast busts, statues and figures, as well as Mezco’s signature Mez-itz line. Mezco will launch and distribute, worldwide, an ongoing line of product based on the highly successful movie.
Scarface debuted in 1983 And was directed by Brian De Palma, Oliver Stone wrote the expletive-packed screenplay. The groundbreaking film starred Al Pacino as Tony Montana, whose intelligence, guts, and ambition help him skyrocket from dishwasher to king of a criminal empire, whose eventual paranoia and love of excess prove his undoing. Michelle Pfeiffer plays Tony’s neglected coke-addicted trophy wife, and Steven Bauer is his friend and partner. The cast also includes, F. Murray Abraham, Robert Loggia, and Paul Shenar as some of Tony’s sleazy business partners and potential killers.,
The movie has since grown to icon status, and Tony Montana is one of the seminal characters in modern American movies, a character who has inspired countless others. Twenty-five years later, its popularity continues to grow, and the 2003 special edition DVD sold at record-breaking numbers. The movie continues to influence pop-culture today, from hip-hop to television, its influence can still be seen.
The first assortment of figures is planned for release in Fall 2004, stay tuned for product updates and images as they become available!
Mezco Toyz, the "koolectible" toy company, is based in New York City. Mezco Toyz takes making toys seriously and everything else with a grain of salt. To learn more about Mezco Toyz, visit www.MezcoToyz.com