October 11, 2005 07:28:21 GMT
Adam Rifkin will write, direct and star in "Homo Erectus," a comedy set in prehistoric times
Hearing "National Lampoon's Homo Erectus" what comes in your mind would probably history, anthropology, and sort of that. Or you may think of any other types of cavemen. Or what?
Yet, we're talking about none of them. "Homo Erectus" we're discussing here is the upcoming comedy, which Adam Rifkin will write, direct and star in.
The film, which is claimed to be based on Woody Allen's "Bananas" and "Sleeper," will have its story centers on Ishbo, a philosophical caveman who yearns for more out of life than sticks, stones and raw meat. The rest of his tribe writes off his forward-thinking ideas as the ravings of an idiot, including the cave girl he loves from afar.
Principal photography of the film is set to begin November 7 in Austin. Burned Orange Prods., an Austin-based production company affiliated with the University of Texas at Austin, will provide financing.