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Winnetou: Michael Blake to write

  • Michael Blake ("Dances with Wolves") has signed on to write the adaptation of "Winnetou", for Constantin Film.

  • Based on Karl May's popular German classic novel, the story follows the adventures of Charlie, a young German man, who heads west and makes friends with the Apache hero Winnetou.

  • The English-language production is set to start filming next year.

    Tue August 9, 2011 | Source: Variety