Newmarket Remakes German Rom-Com “Rabbit”

Newmarket Entertainment has scored the remake rights to the 2007 German romantic comedy hit “Keinohrhasen” (Rabbit Without Ears) reports Variety.

The original followed a woman-chasing, tabloid journalist who meets his match in a children’s daycare manager. The film grossed nearly $58 million in Germany, while its sequel has already taken in $40 million thus far.

Til Schweiger, who starred in and directed the original, produced with Tom Zickler through their Berlin-based Barefoot Films. No word yet on who might be cast in the U.S. remake.