HBO Takes ‘Klitchko’ Documentary

5:37 AM PST 09/29/2011 by Scott Roxborough

Personal look at world champion boxing siblings Vitali and Vladimir Klitschko to air on the pay TV outlet in June 2012.

BERLIN – HBO has picked up U.S. pay TV rights to Sebastian Dehnhardt’s documentary Klitschko, a behind-the-scenes look at world champion boxing brothers Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko.

"A great film deserves a great network to broadcast it," the film's producer, Leopold Hoesch told THR.

Klitschko had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and has had a successful theatrical run in Germany, where it’s earned some $400,000 at the box office.

Corinth Films holds U.S. theatrical rights.

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