Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Berlin, I Love You, its fourth acquisition announced in Cannes after Siberia, Keeper, and Viking Destiny.
Berlin, I Love You is the latest in the Cities Of Love portmanteau series and comprises 10 love stories set in the German capital. The cast includes Helen Mirren, Keira Knightley, Jim Sturgess.
Saban Films plans a theatrical release. Highland Film Group handles worldwide sales with Disrupting Influence’s Glenn Kendrick Ackermann and Jason Piette, and jointly represents US rights with CAA Media Finance.
The directors are Fernando Eimbcke, Dennis Gansel, Massy Tadjedin, Peter Chelsom, Til Schweiger, Justin Franklin, Dani Levy and Dianna Agron, with Josef Rusnak directing the transition sequence.
Claus Clausen and Edda Reiser of Walk on Water Films produced with Alice De Sousa of Galleon Films, and Skady Lis of Getaway Pictures. Emmanuel Benbihy serves as executive producer, VX119 Media Capital financed.
Bill Bromiley and Jonathan Saba negotiated the deal on behalf of Saban Films.