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Here are projects high on the development slate of Neufeld/Rehme Prods.

FILM

Beverly Hills Cop III, although slated to start production Feb. 1, was delayed for at least two months. It stars Eddie Murphy (again) and is directed by John Landis. It’s currently undergoing a rewrite by Stephen de Souza.

Clear and Present Danger is based on Tom Clancy’s bestseller, the third in the series featuring CIA agent Jack Ryan and the follow-up to last year’s “Patriot Games,” also produced by Neufeld/Rehme. With a screenplay by Donald Stewart and John Milius, the film will be directed by “Patriot” director Phillip Noyce and star Harrison Ford, Anne Archer and James Earl Jones.

The General’s Daughter is a mystery thriller based on the best-selling novel by Nelson DeMille. David Himmelstein is scripting.

A Philosophical Investigation is based on Philip Kerr’s novel, soon to be published in the U.S. Being scripted by “Fatal Attraction” writer James Dearden, it’s set in London in the year 2013 and pits a female Scotland Yard inspector against a serial killer.

Bless the Child is based on the novel by Kathy Cash Spellman. Described as a thriller along the lines of “Rosemary’s Baby,” there is no screenwriter attached.

The Black Echo and The Black Ice are both based on novels written by former crime reporter Michael Connelly. Both books feature LAPD homicide detective Hieronymus (Harry) Bosch. “Echo” is being scripted by Scott Rosenberg and Connelly is adapting “Ice.”

McNally’s Risk is the third installment from Lawrence Sanders featuring the eccentric Archy McNally. There is no writer attached.

Midnight is a suspense-thriller based on the Dean R. Koontz book and will be directed by Stuart Gordon (“Re-Animator”) from a screenplay by Dennis Paoli.

The Last Spy is an espionage thriller from the recently published novel by Robert Reiss. Alan Scott is writing the screenplay.

Longshot is an original screenplay by “Six Days of the Condor” writer James Grady and is being rewritten by William Link. A contemporary thriller, it’s the story of a secret service agent who uncovers a political plot.

Speak Easy is an original dramatic musical being written by Rupert Holmes, who will also write the music and lyrics.

Undertow is a film noir thriller written by John & Mark Montgomery. Set in S.F. in 1945, it’s the story of a World War II vet and his chance encounter with two mysterious women that leads to a series of murders.

Hobos, written by Neil Cohen & Nancy Neufeld, is the story of yuppies who spend their weekends riding freight trains.

Studio Murders is a 1950s thriller — blackmail and murder in a Hollywood studio — written by Mark Montgomery and Chris Baxter.

Dancin’ Cross the River will star Ted Danson, who will also co-produce. Written by Shawn Slovo, it’s based on a true story about public interest lawyers who defend a small-town Southern black mayor against trumped-up murder charges.

Twilight is a comedy baseball movie written by Michael Berry and John Blumenthal, that will star James Woods, who will also co-produce. It’s a tale of a pennant-winning baseball team that goes on strike before the start of the World Series, leading the owner to bring back the championship team of 20 years before.

Blue is an original comedy by Jay Wolf about a baseball fanatic and Little League umpire who decide to enroll in the Umpire Academy.

Gypsy Trade, based on an unpublished novel by R. Garcia y Robertson, is a time-travel science fiction action-adventure.

TELEVISION

A partial list of projects:

Killer Angels, a TNT miniseries based on Michael Sharra’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, deals with the four days of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Blue Blood is a telepic in development at NBC based on an original story by Barry Schkolnick.

Fall From Grace is a miniseries based on Larry Collins’ best-seller, set against the backdrop of D-Day. The project is a co-production of CBS, TFI and TriStar TV and will be shown worldwide on the 50th anniversary of D-Day, June 4, 1994.

Badge of Honor is a one-hour show based on the W.E.B Griffin novels about the Philadelphia police department. This is in association with Ray Bernstein and Bill Dunn.

Terry and the Pirates is a one-hour live action series inspired by Milton Caniff’s classic comic strip. This is in association with “Batman” executive producers Michael Uslan and Ben Melnicker.

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