We haven’t seen much of Michael Keaton lately, but there’ll be plenty of him to go around in the comedy Multiplicity. The Babaloo Mandel and Lowell Ganz (City Slickers) script casts Keaton as a harried exec who clones himself to meet his commitments. Harold Ramis (Groundhog Day) starts directing this month in L.A.
The disasters that dog Living in Oblivion’s director haven’t hit Tom DiCillo, the acclaimed film’s real-life auteur. This month DiCillo moves on to Box of Moonlight, a comedy-drama starring John Turturro as a man undergoing a midlife crisis.
Blaxploitation alert! Jim Brown, Fred Williamson, Richard Roundtree, Ron O’Neal, and Pam Grier (whew!) are uniting in War Zone as citizens fighting street violence. Director Larry Cohen (Black Caesar) kicks off the action this week in Gary, Ind.