Pantaleon Films, Carte Blanche Intl. Partner With Katja Eichinger on ‘Santa Fu,’ ‘King of Snow’ (Exclusive)

Published on Mar 26, 2020

Pantaleon Films, Carte Blanche Intl. Partner With Katja Eichinger on ‘Santa Fu,’ ‘King of Snow’ (Exclusive)

German production companies Pantaleon Films and Carte Blanche Intl. are separately developing two series projects from writer Katja Eichinger that delve into the Hamburg underworld and the city’s unique high security prison.

Pantaleon, part of actor-director Matthias Schweighöfer’s Pantaflix Ag entertainment group, has optioned Eichinger’s “Santa Fu,” about life in Hamburg’s notorious Justizvollzugsanstalt Fuhlsbüttel prison, commonly known as Santa Fu. Making the facility particularly unique is the fact that it has the only prison soccer team in Germany that plays in a regional league.

Stephan Wagner and Alexander van Dülmen’s Carte Blanche Intl., meanwhile, are

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Author: Ed Meza