Films going into production:
ATUK (Atuk). Shooting in NYC, Toronto and Antarctica. Screaming comic Sam Kinison makes the leap to leading man as he portrays Atuk, an Eskimo thrown into the real world in this fish-out-of-water comedy. Executive producer Elliott Abbott. Producer Charles Roven. Director Alan Metter. Screenwriter Tod Carroll. Distributor MGM/UA Distribution Co.
BLOOD RELATIONS (Blood Relations). Shooting in Toronto. Psychological confusion ensues when a conniving beauty gets involved with a Frankenstein-ish professor and becomes part of a brain transplant experiment. Executive producers Syd Cappe and George Flak. Producer Nicolas Stiliadis. Director Graeme Campbell. Screenwriter Stephen Saylor. Stars Jan Rubes, Lydie Denier, Kevin Hicks, Lynne Adams and Ray Walston. Distributor Miramax (U.S.) and SC Entertainment (foreign).
THE DEAD POOL (Malpaso). Shooting in San Francisco. Clint Eastwood is back as "Dirty" Harry Callahan. All Harry wants to do is solve a few armed robberies and lay back but when he discovers he's targeted as a victim by an assassin who's playing a murderous game, he gets tough. Executive producer David Valdez. Producer Eastwood. Director Buddy Van Horn. Screenwriter Steve Sharon. Also stars Patricia Clarkson, Evan Kim, Liam Neeson and Nicolas Love. Distributor Warner Bros. Summer release.