Films going into production:
AFTER FOOD OF THE GODS (After Food/Carolco). Shooting in Toronto. A scientist toiling away on a growth hormone for vegetation unwittingly provides said hormone to some rats who grow very big and become very troublesome. Producers David Mitchell and Damian Lee. Director Lee. Screenwriter Michael Werb. Stars Paul Coufos, Lisa Schrag and Frank Pellegrino. Distributor Tri-Star.
THE BRAIN (The Brain). Shooting in Toronto. Evil Dr. Blake possesses a human brain that uses a mind control device by which it individually robs the souls of Meadowville's populace. As the brain grows larger in size, it soon consumes its own creator. Producer Tony Kramreither. Director Ed Hunt. Screenwriter Barry Pearson. Stars Tom Breznahan and Cyndy Preston. Distributor Shapiro.
STAGE FRIGHT (working title) (Flat Iron). Shooting in Toronto. Christopher Plummer stars in this scary tale of a troupe of dancers who rent out a theater that's been closed for 50 years and encounter the ghost of a young female dancer who died there. Executive producers Don Haig, Robert Phillips and Bob Wertheimer. Producer Kay Bachman. Director Lewis Fury. Screenwriter Christine Foster. Also stars John Colicos and Nadine Van Der Velde. Summer release.