Cannes: 'This Crazy Heart' Getting Remakes in Spain, Mexico, China (Exclusive)

Cannes: 'This Crazy Heart' Getting Remakes in Spain, Mexico, China (Exclusive)
<em>This Crazy Heart</em>, last year's breakout German-language hit from director Marc Rothemund (<em>Sophie Scholl: The Final Days</em>), is going to Spain. And China.

The film is getting local-language remakes in several territories, including China, Spain, Mexico and Turkey. <span style="font-size: 12px;">The </span>dramedy<span style="font-size: 12px;">, in the vein of </span><em style="font-size: 12px;">About a Boy</em><span style="font-size: 12px;">, follows a rich, irresponsible 30-something forced to care for a 15-year-old heart patient. </span>

<span style="font-size: 12px;">Germany's </span>Constantin<span style="font-size: 12px;"> Film, which produced the original, earlier inked a deal for the French adaptation of </span><em style="font-size: 12px;">Crazy Heart</em><span style="font-size: 12px;"> with </span>Dimitri<span style="font-size: 12px;"> </span>Rassam’s<span style="font-size: 12px;"> Paris-based Chapter 2. The original film, which features German superstar </span>Elyas<span style="font-size: 12px;"> </span>M'Barek<span style="font-size: 12px;"> as the spoiled 30-something and Philip Schwarz as the young ...</span>
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