WME has signed director-writer Nikolaj Arcel. His A Royal Affair was the only film this year to win multiple awards in Berlin, taking Best Actor and Best Screenplay at the festival in February. Magnolia plans to release the revolutionary romance domestically in the fall. Arcel also wrote the screenplay for the 2009 Swedish version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. He previously was with ICM.
Deadline's Dominic Patten - tip him here.