Corinth Steps Into Ring With 'Klitschko'

Distributor picks up boxing documentary after Tribeca bow.

COLOGNE, Germany - Corinth Films has taken U.S. rights to German boxing documentary Klitschko about championship boxing brothers Vitaly and Vladimir Klitschko.

Cornith picked up the doc after its debut at the Tribeca film festival Sunday night. Directed by Sebastian Dehnhardt, Klitschko is the first in-depth look at the Ukrainian-born brothers who have both been world heavyweight champions - at times simultaneously.

The Klitschko brothers started their professional careers in Germany and are media stars here. Both have appeared in numerous cameo roles in German TV and film. Vladimir also had a walk-on role as himself in Ocean's Eleven while Vitali had a short, uncredited cameo on an episode of Entourage alongside former heavyweight champs Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis.