Magazine article Screen International

'Warcraft' Star Travis Fimmel to Lead 'All Quiet on the Western Front'

Magazine article Screen International

'Warcraft' Star Travis Fimmel to Lead 'All Quiet on the Western Front'

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The Corsan World Sales team expects a spirited response to its All Quiet On The Western Front adaptation this week at EFM after announcing that Travis Fimmel will star.

The Australian will play Captain Katczinsky in the timeless anti-war story of four young soldiers in the German Army at the end of the First World War.

Roger Donaldson will direct All Quiet On The Western Front from a screenplay by Ian Stokell and Lesley Paterson of Sliding Down Rainbows Entertainment based on Erich Maria Remarque's text.

The story has never been short of admirers. A Universal Pictures adaptation won the best picture Oscar in 1930, while Ernest Borgnine starred as Captain Katczinsky in the 1979 TV movie.

Corsan chief Paul Breuls made the announcement and serves as producer on the title.

Paradigm handles North American sales and represents Fimmel, Donaldson and Corsan. …

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