Films going into production:
BEETLE JUICE (Geffen Films). Shooting in L.A. and Vermont. Michael Keaton is the title character in this Tim Burton- ("Pee-Wee's Big Adventure") directed comedy of supernatural mayhem. Producers Richard Hashimoto, Larry Wilson and Michael Bender. Screenwriters Michael McDowell and Warren Skaaren. Stars Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones, Catherine O'Hara and Winona Ryder. Distributor Warner Bros. Release date undetermined.
THE DEMON PRINCE: GENESIS OF THE VAMPIRE (Wisco Productions). Shooting in L.A. and Oklahoma. Romantic gothic horror story with an emphasis on the romance. Two women (one good, one evil) vie for the love of the same demon of a man. Producer/director/screenwriter Victor R. Wisco. Stars Brett Clark, Kimberly La Belle, John Ericson and Warren Stevens. Distributor undetermined. November release.
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON (Imagine Films). Shooting in L.A. Dudley Moore is a heart surgeon who exchanges brains with his 16-year-old son and fledgling high-school student. Executive producers Brian Grazer and David Valdes. Director Rod Daniel. Screenwriter Lorne Cameron. Also stars Kirk Cameron, Margaret Colin and Sean Astin. Distributor Tri-Star. Release date undetermined.