Rat Pack’s on the telenovela track

Unit preps for new primetime series

COLOGNE — Rat Pack, a unit of Germany’s Constantin Film, is preparing a daily telenovela for commercial web ProSieben.

“Lotta in Love” is about an ordinary girl who is accidentally mistaken for a star singer and continues to play that double role.

Series is skedded for primetime on ProSieben, which focuses on U.S. fare for younger auds, movies and cutting-edge comedy.

Telenovela genre is new for Rat Pack, which produced one of the web’s most successful inhouse shows, event mystery movie “The Jesus Video.”

Shingle is busy on post-production of “Hui Buh,” a bigscreen adaptation of a famous ghost novel for kids featuring comedian Michael Herbig.

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