Unproduced Ernest Films (1985 – 1994)

In the annals of 80's/90's family audience entertainers, one of the most common facets, especially in the regional southern markets, was Ernest P. Worrell, the know-nothing know-it-all created by Nashville advertising executive and director John R. Cherry III and brought to life by the spastic, rubber faced Shakespearean trained Lexington character actor, Jim Varney. Sort … Continue reading Unproduced Ernest Films (1985 – 1994)

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“Night Skies” (1980; Unproduced)

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“Noble Rot” (1982; Unproduced)

By Late 1981, 32 year old John Adam Belushi was already an acclaimed renaissance man. He had already conquered three whole facets of entertainment. He had formerly been a featured player on the number one rated television show, NBC's sketch comedy series, "Saturday Night Live", had been the breakout character "Bluto" Blutarski in the number … Continue reading “Noble Rot” (1982; Unproduced)

“The Works” (1978-1984; Partially Complete)

Long before Buzz Lightyear and Woody the Cowboy flew onto the movie screen in three dimensions “To Infinity and Beyond” in Disney/Pixar’s 1995 megahit “Toy Story”, and Canadian company Mainframe’s groundbreaking animated 1994 sci/fi adventure television series “Reboot” was giving computer generated images a regular fixture on weekdays, there was the eccentric multimillionaire founder of … Continue reading “The Works” (1978-1984; Partially Complete)

“Atuk” (1971-1997; Unproduced)

Over the years, many motion pictures during production have been plagued with difficulties. Some, so much so that they’ve been rumored to have been cursed. This is especially true of films that deal with dark supernatural forces, “The Exorcist”, “The Omen”, and the “Poltergeist” Trilogy, just to name a few. So it may come as … Continue reading “Atuk” (1971-1997; Unproduced)