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Sony Remaking "The Robber" Remake Of Der Rauber

"Pump-gun Ronnie" Making His Way To The USA Sony has bought the English-language remake rights to Austrian helmer Benjamin Heisenberg's " The Robber ." Based on author Martin Prinz's source tome, " Der Rauber " tells the real-life story of marathon runner Johann Rettenberger, known as " Pump-gun Ronnie ," who made a hobby of robbing banks. The Austrian-German thriller, which unspooled in competition at this year's Berlin Film Festival, had its German bow in March. This time last year, Sony and Scott Rudin snapped up remake rights to Swedish-language hit "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." The David Fincher-helmed adaptation is currently lensing in Sweden. Laura Ziskin will serve as producer on "The Robber" retread. Sony has yet to announce a director. Watch the Austrian trailer after the Jump.. Here is a description of the book from it's publisher: In the 1980s the bank-robber Johann Rettenberger