Cannes 2012: Tiberius Snatches Mickey Rourke-starrer 'Java Heat,' 'The Side Effect' With Liv Tyler

2:20 AM PST 05/15/2012 by Scott Roxborough
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The German independent acquires five titles on the eve of the Cannes market.

CANNES - German indie distributor Tiberius Film has snatched up a handful of titles ahead of the official opening of Cannes' Marché du Film, taking German rights to IM Global's action crime drama Java Heat starring Mickey Rourke and Kellan Lutz; the horror sci-fi feature The Side Effect with Liv Tyler from Celluloid Nightmares and Epic Pictures' thriller The Aggression Scale.

Tiberius also nabbed Lionsgate's comedy The To-Do List starring Rachel Bilson (O.C. California) and Gaumount's French crime drama Paris Countdown

"This is a wonderful start to this year's market," said Wolfgang Carl, a managing partner at Tiberius. "There is a huge variety of films on the market and I'm delighted that we have secured tittles with an excellent cast and a high value within their respective genres."

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