Scarface: The Elementary School Play is Staged, Really

TMZ reports the little-tyke production of Tony Montana's spiral descent into Miami's cocaine-fueled underworld is the brilliant work of director Marc Klasfeld and Rockhard Films, which did the video for Lady Gaga's "Poker Face."

It was produced in Los Angeles using child actors. And here I was hoping Miami-Dade County Public Schools had entered a new progressive era in education.

Oh well.

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Francisco Alvarado was born in Nicaragua and grew up in Miami, giving him unique insight into the Magic City and all its dark corners. An investigative reporter with a knack for uncovering corruption, Alvarado made his bones as a staff writer at Miami New Times and remains in dogged pursuit of the next juicy story.