Bill Murray’s next comedy, as yet untitled, can’t exactly sneak into town — not with a four-ton costar. Murray, who plays a man bequeathed a circus elephant, has been friendly to crowds visiting the Denver set, where the pachyderm is as big a draw as he is.
Waterworld’s beleaguered Kevin Costner is reportedly planning a fall rematch with writer-director Ron Shelton (Bull Durham). In the tentatively titled drama Tin Cup, Costner will play a golf pro who putts his way to the U.S. Open.
Macabre master Tim Burton will direct the film version of music maestro Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, the 1979 Tony award-winning musical about a barber who turns his customers into meat pies. So far no one has been cast in the vocally demanding roles.