Jefferson in Paris, which reunites Greta Scaachi and the Merchant Ivory team, is currently on location in France . . .
Tokyo's Toho Co Ltd, creators of Godzilla, are suing the American makers of Big Rex, a dinosaur toy very much like their own fire-breathing monster, from green scales to swooping tail to grinning mouth: could this be because there's a new Godzilla flick out this summer? . . . The TV series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, closed down production last week. But Trekkies, fear not. The crew of the Enterprise walked from Stage Eight to Stage Seven at Paramount to begin shooting on the seventh Star Trek movie, Star Trek: Generations. It features, through a strange trick of time, Captains Patrick Stewart and William Shatner, plus all the usual suspects - save Mr Spock, Leonard Nimoy having expressed a thoroughly human annoyance with script's proffered bit role. . .