Films going into production:
A NEW LIFE (Paramount). Shooting in NYC and Toronto. Alan Alda stars, directs and scripts a romantic comedy following the new lives of a man and woman (Ann-Margret) who divorce after a lengthy marriage. Executive producer Louis A. Stroller. Producer Martin Bregman.
BLOODSTONE (Omega). Shooting in India. Action-adventure with a young couple on their Indian honeymoon who inadvertently become entangled in a jewel heist. Executive producer Nico Mastorakis. Producers Ashok Armitraj and Murali Manohar. Director Dwight Little. Screenwriter Kurt Allen. Stars Christopher Neame, Charlie Brill, Alexander Zale and Brett Steinley. Spring release.
EIGHT MEN OUT (Black Sox). Shooting in Indianapolis and Cleveland. John Sayles directs and adapts Eliot Asinof's book based on the 1919 Chicago "Black Sox" betting scandal. Producers Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford. Stars D. B. Sweeney (as Shoeless Joe Jackson), John Cusack, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn and Studs Terkel.