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German commercial broadcaster Sat.1 and Austrian pubcaster ORF have come on board “Julie, Chevalier de Maupin,” the first starring vehicle for Sarah Biasini, daughter of late Austrian star Romy Schneider, one of Germany’s most adored celebs.

Pic, a 17th-century cloak-and-dagger tale in which Biasini plays a woman trying to solve the mystery of her heritage, is co-produced by Jan Mojto’s EOS Entertainment. The two-parter is directed by French helmer Charlotte Brandstroem.

French web TF1 and Italy’s RAI Uno are partnering on the E11 million ($13.5 million) project.

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