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Films beginning production this week: ...

--<i> Compiled by David Pecchia</i>

Films beginning production this week: THE BELLY OF THE ARCHITECT (Callender Co. Ltd.). Shooting in Rome. A drama that follows a distinguished American architect and his pregnant wife to Rome as they set up an exhibition honoring 18th-Century visionary Etinne Boullee. Producer Colin Callender. Director/screenwriter Peter Greenaway. Stars Brian Dennehy. Distributor Hemdale. Release date undetermined.

FIREWALKER (Cannon Films). Shooting in Mexico. Two soldiers of fortune on their search for gold find danger instead in this tongue-in-cheek action film. Executive producers Norman Aladjem and Jeffrey M. Rosenbaum. Producers Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus. Director J. Lee Thompson. Screenwriter Robert Gosnell . Stars Chuck Norris and Louis Gossett Jr. Release date undetermined.

LOST BOYS (Working title) (Warners). Shooting in Santa Cruz and L.A. A recently divorced mother and her two boys relocate to peaceful Santa Cruz. Serenity is interrupted when mysterious and chilling forces threaten them. Executive producer Richard Donner. Producer Harvey Bernhard. Director Joel Schumacher. Screenwriter Jeffrey Boam. Stars Dianne Wiest, Jason Patrick and Corey Haim. Release date undetermined.

MAKING IT (Working title) (Universal). Shooting in NYC. Michael J. Fox moves from the Midwest to New York City and rapidly moves from the mail room of a large corporation to the executive suites. Executive producer David Chasman. Producer/director Herb Ross. Screenwriters Jim Cash and Jack Epps Jr. Stars Fox. Release date undetermined.

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SQUARE DANCE (Pacific Arts Pictures). Shooting in Red Oak, Tex. Alan Hines adapts his own novel about a young girl who’s raised by her grandfather in rural Texas. Executive producers Jane Alexander and Charles Haid. Producer/director Daniel Petrie. Stars Alexander, Jason Robards, Rob Lowe and Wynona Ryder. Distributor Island Pictures. Release date undetermined.


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