A new documentary about German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s life is expected to hit cinemas in 2017, German media report.
The actress, who will play the main character in the film, has not yet been identified.
Walid Nakschbandi, head of the TV production company “AVE Gesellschaft fur Fernsehproduktion,” which will be responsible for the production of the film told German media that Merkel has a fascinating biography and it is time to show it to the global audience.
Angela Merkel is one of the most influential politicians on the international arena. In 2013, she ranked fifth in the Forbes global ranking of "the most influential people in the world.” She was also listed among the most influential politicians by Time.