Eternity Pictures has launched production on screenwriter Robert Ian Strauss’ “Body Shot,” which stars “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” villain Robert Patrick and will be directed by company topper Dimitri Logothetis.

An Eternity/Connexion production, the pic is about a paparazzi photographer’s infatuation with a female rock superstar, which leads him into a murder setup. Featured actors in the pic are Michelle Johnson, Kim Miyori, Jonathan Banks and Ray Wise.

“Body Shot” marks the debut of Eternity’s push into production. The company is headed by Logothetis and former Colpix and New Century/Vista distribution topper Gene Margolius. The budget for “Body Shot” is about $ 5 million (Daily Variety, June 8).

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