Munich-primarily based revenue company World-wide Display has shut a raft of income on its dwell-motion family members adventure “Jim Button and the Wild 13.” The adaptation of Michael Ende’s very best-selling novel – which has been translated into 25 languages – is one of the most high-priced attribute movies in the background of German cinema, with a finances of far more than $24 million.
World wide Screen, element of Telepool, has sold the movie to France (Megalys Productions), Middle East (Salim Ramio), CIS/Russia (Voxell), Hungary (Adverts), Spain (Twelve Oaks) and Portugal (NOS Lusomundo), as nicely as clinching a throughout the world airline offer with Eagle. Presents for North The united states and Latin The usa are in negotiation, and other territories have indicated powerful interest for the movie.
“We are thrilled to announce our initially deals for ‘Jim Button and the Wild 13.’ The motion picture not only stands out thanks to its extraordinary production value and glimpse that are easily a match for large worldwide studio productions, it also has a great story and colorful blend of cultures that will make people all over the globe grow to be captivated by this larger-than-lifetime experience,” Julia Weber, head of intercontinental product sales and acquisitions at World wide Display screen, claimed.
The film tells the tale of 12-calendar year-aged Jim and his ideal friend, the engine driver Luke. In buy to safeguard their dwelling of Morrowland from the infamous “The Wild 13” pirate gang, the two set off with their steam engines Emma and Molly on a dangerous journey where by Jim’s most fervent want might also appear correct: he would like finally to find out the reality about his mysterious origins.
The film was made by by Christian Becker, who was at the rear of hits like “Vicky the Viking” and “Hui Buh – The Goofy Ghost,” and directed by Dennis Gansel (“Mechanic: Resurrection,” “The Wave”), with good notice paid out to unique outcomes and a trustworthy adaptation of the story of friendship, loyalty and courage.
The movie is produced by Rat Pack Filmproduktion, in co-production with Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany, JM Filmproduktionsgesellschaft, Michael Ende Productions and Malao Movie, as very well as Moonlighting Movies as a service producer.