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Films now going into production: ...

<i> Compiled by David Pecchia</i>

Films now going into production: Big Bad John (Red River). Shooting in Texas and Colorado. Modern-day Western that features an interstate chase involving a rural lawman and gaggle of criminals. Producer Red Steagall. Director Burt Kennedy. Screenwriter Joseph Berry. Stars Jimmy Dean, Jack Elam, Ned Beatty and Bo Hopkins.

Eversmile, New Jersey (J&M;). Shooting in Buenos Aires. Daniel Day Lewis is a motorcycling and freewheeling dentist whose one goal is to travel extensively and provide gum service to those in need. He gets into trouble along the way. Producer Oskar Kramer. Director Carlos Sorin. Screenwriters Jorge Goldenberg, Sorin and Roberto Schever. Also stars Miriani Jokovis.

Forced March (A-Pix). Shooting in Budapest. Chris Sarandon plays an actor near the end of World War II who finds himself in Hungary portraying a poet and national hero. Executive producer Rick Karo. Producer Dick Atkins. Director Rick King. Screenwriters Atkins and Karoly Bardosh. Also stars Lena Olin and John Seitz.

Loser Takes All (Flamingo). Shooting in Monte Carlo, France and London. Robert Lindsay and Molly Ringwald are a couple stranded and penniless in Monte Carlo. Lindsay learns to beat the tables and they soon rake it in. Producers Christine Oestreicher. Director/screenwriter James Scott. Also stars John Gielgud. Distributor Miramax.

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Mountains of the Moon (IndieProd). Shooting in England and Kenya. Based on William Harrison’s book “Burton and Speke.” Bob Rafelson directs a tale of the two celebrated explorers who perilously searched for the source of the Nile. Executive producers Mario Kassar and Andrew Vajna. Producer Daniel Melnick. Screenwriters Harrison and Rafelson. Stars Patrick Bergin and Iain Glen. Distributor Tri-Star (domestic) and Carolco (foreign).

Revenge (Rastar). Shooting in Durango, Mexico. In a story set against a Mexican landscape, Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn and Madeleine Stowe are two powerful men and a beautiful woman enmeshed in a love triangle. Executive producer Costner. Producers Hunt Lowry and Stanley Rubin. Director Tony Scott. Screenwriter Jeffrey Fiskin. Distributor Columbia.


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