Andrew Birkin has adapted Texas-set novel
Bernd Eichinger as a producer before his death, and is now being produced by his wife Katja Eichinger, alongside X-Filme’s Stefan Arndt (“Cloud Atlas”). Katja Eichinger is a former Variety journalist. Herzog’s credits include “Fitzcarraldo,” for which he won best director in Cannes, “Grizzly Man,” which earned him the DGA award for docu helmer, and docu “Encounters at the End of the World,” which was nommed at the Oscars. More recently he completed feature docu “Into the Abyss” and a companion piece, the docu series “On Death Row,” in which he interviews condemned prisoners in Texas and Florida.