Films going into production: BLOOD ON THE MOON (Atlantic). Shooting in Southern California. James Woods plays a detective in this gritty, police procedural film set in the City of Angels. Executive producers Jon Erik Lunde and Stephen A. Unger. Producers James B. Harris and Woods. Director/screenwriter Harris. Also stars Lesley Ann Warren. Release date undetermined.
BRADDOCK: MISSING IN ACTION III (Cannon). Shooting in the Philippines. Chuck Norris returns to Vietnam to rescue some Eurasian youngsters and--surprise!--discovers that one of them is his. Producers Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus. Director Jack Smight. Screenwriter Golan. Also stars Roland Harrah III and Aki Aloeng. Release date undetermined.
THE INVISIBLE KID (Elysian Pictures). Shooting in L.A. A youngster dabbles in some experiments after his scientist father passes away. In doing so, he comes up with a formula that renders him invisible. Executive producers Avery Crounse and Philip Spinelli. Producer Spinelli. Director/screenwriter Crounse. Stars Karen Black, Jay Underwood, Wally Ward, Chynna Phillips and Brother Theodore. Summer release.
WORLD GONE WILD (World Gone Wild Productions). Shooting in Arizona. A futuristic actioner about a post-apocalyptic community forced to defend itself from an evil foe and his brigade of pillagers. Producer Robert L. Rosen. Director Lee Katzin. Screenwriter Jorge Zamacona. Distributor Apollo Pictures. Fall release.