The movie will mark Kruger’s first pic in her native tongue. Akin will write and direct the project.
Akin’s Bombero International will produce with Melita Toscan du Plantier and Marie-Jean Pascal of Macassar Productions co-producing.
The film, whose plot details haven’t been disclosed yet, is scheduled to shoot in the fall of 2016 in Hamburg. “Aus dem Nichts” will be the follow up to Akin’s “Why We Took the Car.”
Kruger was most recently seen in “Disorder” opposite Matthias Schoenaerts, which premiered at last year’s Toronto Film Festival. She also stars in “The Infiltrator” with Bryan Cranston.
She is repped by UTA and Untitled Entertainment.
Akin’s past credits include “The Cut” and “One Breath.” He is repped by UTA.