Films Sans Frontieres has acquired thecinematographic estate of Robert Liebmann, whichincluding remake rights of The Blue Angeldirected by Josef von Sternberg.

Films Sans Frontieres said it is currently amodern update of The Blue Angel. Theoriginal 1931 Weimar cinema classic starredMarlene Dietrich asa nightclub singer who tempts a repressed professor.

Screenwriter Liebmann was credited in morethan 116 films produced in Germany and France before WWII. Healso wrote the lyrics to the songs from films including The Blue Angel.