Compiled by Kevin Dreyfuss
>> Snedeker Debuts
Director David Snedeker is in production on his debut feature "Who's on
First" in New York. The romantic comedy is about a man pretending to be
gay to share an apartment with the woman of his dreams, after which
"hi-jinx ensue," and stars Gabrielle Anwar ("The Grave"), Alison
Eastwood ("Breakfast of Champions"), James Le Gros ("Psycho") and
Johnathon Schaech ("Welcome to Woop-Woop"). Marc Sferrazza executive
produces with scads of other producers on board, including Willi Baer
("Afterglow") and Carmen Miller ("The Giving Tree") of Eternity
Pictures, and Richard Salvatore ("The Giving Tree"), Joey Travolta ("To
The Limit") and David Ornston of 2 Sticks Productions.
>> "Serious Business" in Post
Grand Detour Productions is finishing up post-production on a new comedy
"Serious Business" from writer Steve Kurtz ("Prom Wars") and director
Jim McDermott (playwright of "WarHawks and Lindberghs" and "Repeat With
Madeline"). The film stars Meredith Zinner and Taylor Nichols
("Barcelona"). David McCarthy executive produces.
>> Matthews delivers "Urban Folk Tales"
Daly/Harris Films and Commotion Pictures is currently shooting their new
black comedy "Urban Folk Tales" in New York and New Jersey, from writer/
director Jon Matthews. The film is co-written by Daniel Reitz and
produced by Matthews, Mark Dziak ("Delivered"), Todd J. Harris ("Digging
to China") and Douglas Lindeman ("Shooting Porn"), and tells the tale of
a victimized man searching for the person who assaulted him. It stars
Lothaire Bluteau ("Shot Through the Heart"), Alan Cumming ("Eyes Wide
Shut"), Josh Hamilton("The House of Yes"), Matt Keeslar ("The Last Days
of Disco"), Barbara Sukowa ("Office Killer"), Tim Daly ("Denise Calls
Up"), Dan Futterman ("Shooting Fish), Gabriel Olds ("Without Limits")
and Samuel Ball.