The distributor has licensed the Nazi thriller starring Jason Clarke, Rosamund Pike, Jack O’Connell, Jack Reynor and Mia Wasikowska that is currently shooting in Budapest.
HHhH is one of two projects on the market about the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the architect of The Final Solution who was killed by a Czech and a Slovak.
Cedric Jimenez directs and adapted the screenplay with David Farr and Audrey Diwan from Laurent Binet’s 2012 book of the same name.
Alain Goldman of Paris and Los Angeles-based Légende Films and Daniel Crown of Red Crown are the producers and Goldman and WME Global brokered the deal with TWC.
FilmNation co-financed with Echo Lake Entertainment and kicked off talks with international buyers in Cannes. HHhH stands for Himmlers Hirn Heisst Heydrich, or Himmler’s brain is called Heydrich.
The other Heydrich assassination project on the market is Sean Ellis’ Anthropoid starring Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan that began filming in the Czech Republic over the summer.
Altitude Film Sales handles rights outside the US, where ICM Partners and UTA Independent Film Group represent the project.