had done Action
and the next picture I was gonna do was a picture called Man
and it sort of self-destructed. Joel Silver and and [...]got
into an argument, we had an entire crew waiting in Las Vegas
and they couldn't decide on who the co-star was, so everyone
got paid off..."
which was a great script, it was about a rippo guy who picked
up an alien who was hitchking across the desert in Neveda. It
was hilarious but great, I wrote an action sequence,[...] battles...
who runs Lorimar, he said "any location you want in Vegas
you got", and I wrote car chases that were going in one
side of the casino downtown, out the other side, and just outrageous
action the plug got pulled out just two days before."
Craig R. Baxley in Your
Video Store Shelf podcast
Lundgren was reportedly cast as the extra-terrestrial lead:
and more Masters of the Universe, Dolph Lundgren will star in
an adventure comedy directed by Craig Baxley. He will be an alien
of human shape lost on our planet looking for his (space)ship.
The E.T. really have the head in the stars."
(France), December 1987