Christoph Waltz to direct German feature

MUMBAI: Close on the heals of him winning the best supporting actor Oscar as a Nazi officer in Inglorious Basterds, Christoph Waltz will make his feature directing debut in the German-language film Auf Und Davon (Up and Away) that is based on a script that he wrote. He might also play a role in the film.

The film is about a woman who is the ruthless host of a dating show competition. She finds herself in over her head when the show‘s romantic story line bumps into her own feelings for a contestant.

The film will be loosely based on Meike Winnemuth and Peter Praschl‘s German-language novel Auf und Davon.

Waltz will also be seen in the Fox’s Water for Elephants in the role of an animal trainer. He has also completed production in Columbia Pictures‘ The Green Hornet.

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