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Berlin: Arri Worldsales Picks Up Comedy ‘Help, I Shrunk My Teacher’ (Exclusive)

4 February 2015 10:00 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Arri Worldsales has picked up comedy “Help, I Shrunk My Teacher,” and has also boarded as a co-producer. It is showing the first teaser in Berlin.

The pick up underscores Arri’s newly-adopted strategy of close cooperation between the international sales arm and the in-house production department, Arri Prods.

Pic is the story of 11-year-old Felix (played by Oskar Keymer), who has shrunk the hated school principal, Dr. Schmitt-Goessenwein (Anja Kling), to a height of six inches. Together with his friend Ella, Felix has to get her back to her normal size, while his rival, Mario, tries to stop him. Otto Waalkes plays the ghost of the school’s founder.

Gerrit Hermans wrote the screenplay, adapting from Sabine Ludwig’s book of the same title. Sven Unterwaldt (“7 Dwarves”) directs.

Blue Eyes Fiction, which has made family entertainment films like “Lilly the Witch” and “Yoko,” is producing together with Karibufilm, Mini Film, »

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