Rick Okon ("Tatort") will captain the U-612 U-boat in the upcoming "Das Boot" series, with Lizzy Caplan ("Masters of Sex"), and August Wittgenstein ("The Crown") also cast in the €25 million drama. A…
Rupert Murdoch's German pay-TV platform Sky Deutschland and German production house Bavaria Film have greenlit a 25-million-euro ($28.3-million) TV version of "Das Boot," the hit 1981 movie about a…
LONDON — German studio Bavaria Film is planning to remake Wolfgang Petersen’s 1982 classic “Das Boot,” according to German trade magazine Blickpunkt. The World War II German U-boat drama, which…
CANNES — Christian Franckenstein has been appointed as co-CEO of Bavaria Film, one of Germany’s leading film and TV companies. He will serve alongside Achim Rohnke. Franckenstein joins from MME…
LONDON — Matthias Esche, the co-CEO of Bavaria Film Group, is to leave the German production company at the end of the month. Esche joined the Munich-based company in 2006. He had previously been CEO…
Jim Broadbent, Ray Stevenson and Mehmet Kurtulus have been added to the cast of Jalmari Helander's actioner "Big Game." Thesps will join previously announced Samuel L. Jackson and Onni Tommila. "Big…
Telepool and Bavaria Film formed a giant last year in world sales joint venture Global Screen, and the result has been a boom for the bottom line.
Germany's Bavaria Film group and Hungary's Origo Film Studios are joining forces in an effort to gain the edge in an increasingly competitive environment and attract major international productions.
Financing, renovated studios are lure for global productions
New and renovated stages, green production key pitch to producers
Division will help in all aspects of filmmaking except creative