Films beginning production this week :
CREEPSHOW II (New World). Shooting in the Midwest. More horrific anthological entries based on stories by Stephen King. Executive producer Richard Rubinstein. Producer David Ball. Director Michael Gornick. Screenplay by George A. Romero. Stars George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour and Paige Hannah. Spring release.
KISS OF VENUS (Kiss of Venus Productions). Shooting in L.A. A man creates an extremely lethal chemical that falls into the evil hands of the "General." Executive producer Victor Alexander. Producer/director Ron Richards. Screenwriter Cindy Dickson. Stars William Smith and Andy Prine. Distributor undetermined. Early '87 release.
A PRAYER FOR THE DYING (Brittanica Film and Television Ltd.). Shooting in London. Mickey Rourke plays a member of the IRA who becomes disenchanted with the organization and must enlist the help of the Mob--and commit murder--to leave them. Executive producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Producer Peter Snell. Director Mike Hodges. Screenwriter Edmund Ward. Distributor Goldwyn. Release date undetermined.