Friday, August 12, 2011

'Dances With Wolves' Screenwriter To Adapt German Western 'Winnetou'

COLOGNE, Germany - German mini-major Constantin Film is planning a revival of one of the country's most beloved film franchises: the Winnetou series of Westerns based on the novels by German author Karl May. A remake of the Winnetou films has been rumored for years but now Constantin has confirmed that it is pushing ahead with the project. Writer Michael Blake, who penned the Oscar-winning script to Dances With Wolves, will adapt May's work for the screen. Constantin's Robert Kulzer and Martin Moszkowicz will produce.

SEE: The Hollywood Reporter

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