Deal includes German, Austrian rights
Germany’s Tele Muenchen Group has picked Afonso Poyart’s mystery-thriller “Solace,” starring Colin Farrell and Anthony Hopkins.The deal for the FilmNation Entertainment title includes all German and Austrian rights. The film centres on Hopkins’ character, a former doctor with supernatural abilities who comes up against a powerful adversary while working for the FBI. Beau Flynn (“Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters “) and Thomas Augsberger (“Mr. Brooks”) are producing “Solace,” which begins shooting in Atlanta in May. TMG’s Concorde Filmverleih will release the pic in Germany next year.