Films going into production:
''The Dark Half'' (Dark Half Productions). Shooting in Pittsburgh. Horror maven George Romero is executive producer, screenwriter and director of this chiller starring Tim Hutton, Amy Madigan, Michael Rooker and Julie Harris. Hutton plays an author whose life, along with his murderous subjects, is shown in detail.
''Soapdish'' (Paramount). Shooting in New York. Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Downey Jr. and Elisabeth Shue all star in this look at a soap star (Field) who finds herself being unceremoniously shoved out of the limelight by younger competition. Director Michael Hoffman.