EFM: Aldamisa has acquired sales rights to Royal Ice, based upon the life story of Prince Albert II of Monaco.

The company will finance and produce and anticipates a fourth quarter start on the story about the prince’s battle to pull together the country’s Olympic bobsled team. Mark Thomas wrote the screenplay.

Aldamisa co-chairman Sergei Bespalov will serve as a producer alongside Alexey Petrukhin, Mark Thomas, John Bernard and Oleg Boyko.

Alexander Zanzer is executive producer and diplomatic consultant on Royal relations. Jason Van Eman and Ben McConley round out the executive producer roster.

“This is the first Royal fairy tale which is a true story of a sitting Monarch, where the human drive for achievement becomes a battle with one’s own limits, amplified by the constraints of Royal duties,” said Bespalov.