Blair Brown, Teresa Wright and Brenda Fricker ("My Left Foot") are in New England filming "Lethal Innocence," a PBS "American Playhouse" based on the life story of a young Cambodian refugee boy who was rescued from the Khmer Rouge and adopted by an entire New England town. The drama will premiere later this year or in early 1992.
TNT will pay tribute to Oscar-winning actor Henry Fonda with a retrospective featuring excerpts from his 47-year film career. It will be hosted by his Oscar-winning daughter Jane Fonda. The one-hour special, produced and written by Joan Kramer and David Heeley and directed by Heeley, is tentatively scheduled to air in January.
Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie, who burned up the screen 18 years ago in Nicolas Roeg's erotic thriller "Don't Look Now," will reunite for Turner Pictures production of "The Railway Man," a contemporary romance that will be filmed this spring in Ireland. The film will air on TNT in early 1992.
The godfather of soul should be feeling good these days. Not only did James Brown get out of prison, he also is guest-starring as himself on the May 11 season finale of NBC's comedy series "Amen."