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Sky’s Franz Beckenbauer Biopic ‘Der Kaiser’ Starts Filming in Prague

Click here to read the full article. Filming has begun in Prague on the Sky Original film “Der Kaiser,” which focuses on the life of German soccer player and manager Franz Beckenbauer. In the movie, Beckenbauer is shown fighting against the rigid structures and outdated rules in soccer, in order to do things his way. He also is shown to conduct his private life as he wishes, outside of the moral contraints and expectations of the time. The movie culminates in the victory of the German national team, which he managed, in the 1990 World Cup. Klaus Steinbacher, whose credits include “Das...
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Sky Greenlights Franz Beckenbauer Film ‘Der Kaiser’

Click here to read the full article. Sky has greenlit a feature about legendary German footballer Franz Beckenbauer, with shooting kicking off in Prague in the past few weeks. Das Boot’s Klaus Steinbacher will play Beckenbauer in Der Kaiser, titled after Beckenbauer’s nickname, about a footballer who won the World Cup as a player and a coach and was deemed a soccer legend. Taking place against the backdrop of breathtaking tournaments, the film tells of a man who fought against the rigid structures and outdated rules in football and fights for self-determined action as a sports personality. Also starring are Ferdinand Hofer (Tatort München), Teresa...
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Darragh Lenihan is in great form for Blackburn Rovers. Blackburn Rovers boss Tony Mowbray has claimed that his Irish defender, Darragh Lenihan, is at ‘the top of his game’ after an impressive run of results for Rovers in the Championship. Lenihan, 27, has been in fine form all...
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