Splendid Film puts Til Schweiger into action
Press release - January 24, 2007
(Cologne 24 January 2007) Splendid Film GmbH, Cologne, 100% subsidiary of Splendid Medien AG, Cologne, will release the new Til Schweiger action film Der Bodyguard - Für das Leben des Feindes (OT: Body Armour) as a DVD in spring 2007.
In Der Bodyguard - Für das Leben des Feindes Til Schweiger plays a burnt-out bodyguard who is supposed to protect the very man who destroyed his career. Torn between the wounds of his own past and the obligations of his job he must protect the man who he hates most from mortal danger.
Besides Til Schweiger, the film includes Chazz Palminteri (Bullets Over Broadway, Diabolique) and Nick Brimble (Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, A Knights Tale). Directed by Gerry Lively, who already worked on the realization of U-Boat and Cutaway.
Til Schweiger, who has been recently selected as the most popular actor in Germany, was also in the comedy released in late 2006 Where is Fred? which ranked among the top 10 films in German cinemas. In late January another Til Schweiger film will be opening in German cinemas, One Way.