THE JAMES BRADY STORY
Produced by David Puttnam/Enigma Prods. London (01/581-0238). It’s about the former White House press secretary wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan, based on the book “Thumbs Up,” Mollie Dickenson. Filming on location in Houston for the past month and now moving to Washington, D.C. EXP, David Puttnam; PROD, Fred Berner; DIR, Michael Toshiyuki Uno; WRITER, Robert Bolt; TALENT, Beau Bridges, Joan Allen, David Strathairn.
PRISONERS OF HONOR
Produced by Dreyfuss-James Prods. (818/567-5550) in Europe. EXP, Richard Dreyfuss, Judith Rutherford James; PROD, Reynaldo Vasconcellos; DIR, Ken Russell; WRITER, Ron Hutchinson; CAST, Dreyfuss, Oliver Reed, Peter Firth, Brian Blessed, Peter Vaughn, Jeremy Kemp.
Produced for HBO by The Frederick S. Pierce Co. in association with Spectacor Films (213/851-4123). It’s about an imprisoned jewel thief allowed to escape to lead his ex-partners to a stash of uncut diamonds. EXP, Michael Jaffe, Fred Pierce; DIR, Lewis Teague; WRITER, Broderick Miller; TALENT, Rutger Hauer, Mimi Rogers, Joan Chen.