According to Variety, Ed Harris will portray Ludwig van Beethoven in Copying Beethoven for director Agnieszka Holland and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.

Diane Kruger (National Treasure) will star opposite Harris in the romantic period drama, which centers on the obsession Beethoven developed for his assistant while composing his Ninth Symphony. Stephen J. Rivele and Christopher Wilkinson wrote the script.

Production is slated to begin this spring in London and Budapest.