EEAP leads 'Knights' into Eastern Europe

Medieval spoof stars Til Schweiger

COLOGNE, Germany -- Berlin-based licenser EEAP has acquired Eastern European rights to the upcoming medieval spoof "1 _ Knights -- In Search of the Ravishing Princess Herzelinde," directed by and starring German boxoffice champ Til Schweiger.

EEAP already has a strong track record with Schweiger, having picked up his current hit "Rabbit Without Ears" for Eastern Europe and successfully releasing the 2006 Schweiger starrer "Where Is Fred?" in the region.

"Rabbit Without Ears," which has earned some $62 million in Germany, bows in Russia and Ukraine in August.

Schweiger is shooting "1 _ Knights" for a 2009 release.
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