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March 31, 2010

School Play "Scarface" Minus the School

Posted: 03:07 PM ET

via LATimesBlog.com

Tell all of your little friends: "Scarface School Play" is about as authentic as Al Pacino's Cuban accent.

The viral video that pinged across the internet on Monday seemed to show grade-school kids performing a wildly inappropriate adaptation of "Scarface," Brian DePalma's operatic 1983 crime classic but, of course, if you looked closely it seemed a little too polished and cryptic to be a real campus production.

The video was actually made a month ago with professional child actors in a rented theater in Koreatotwn and directed by Marc Klasfeld, a veteran music video director whose credits include "Girls,  Girls, Girls" with Jay-Z, "Times Like These" with the Foo Fighters, "When You're Gone" with Avril Lavigne, "Girlfriend" with 'N Sync and "On My Block" by, ahem, Scarface.

Klasfeld has also made commercials for corporate powers such as Nike, the NFL and Motorola, but he showed a more subversive streak with his 2007 satire film "The L.A. Riot Spectacular," narrated by Snoop Dogg. On Wednesday, Klasfeld said these days he's smitten with the wildfire immediacy of viral video, which will only deepen after the million-hit Monday for "Scarface School Play."

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Cajazz76:24:8   April 18th, 2010 9:11 pm ET

Should be a great show...


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