Run Lola Run filmmaker Tom Tykwer's latest film, The Princess And The Warrior, has been picked up Sony Pictures Classics (SPC) for North America, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand.

Although Miramax Films has a first-look deal with Tykwer's and producer partner Stefan Arndt's X-Filme, the New York mini-major apparently passed on the project allowing SPC, which shepherded Lola to a $7.3m domestic box office, to reunite with Tykwer.

The new film features Lola star Franka Potente as a health care worker who falls in love with a criminal who is her patient. Tykwer wrote the script and Arndt produced.