Today marks the first day of shooting in Frankfurt for Matthias Schweighöfer’s directorial debut WHAT A MAN written by Doron Wisotzky and Matthias Schweighöfer. Matthias Schweighöfer also stars along with Elyas M’Barek, Sibel Kekilli and Mavie Hörbiger and with support from Thomas Kretschmann, Milan Peschel and Friedrich Mücke and others…

All filming will take place in Frankfurt and is scheduled until Mid-November 2010, with substantial funding from HessenInvestFilm.

WHAT A MAN is a co-production of Fox International Productions’ und PANTALEON FILMS. Fox International Productions producer is Gabriela Bacher, while Dan Maag, Matthias Schweighöfer and Marco Beckmann are PANTALEON FILMS producers. Fox’s Managing Director Vincent de La Tour and Fox Senior Manager Local Productions and Acquisitions Germar Tetzlaff are the executives in charge of distribution.