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

Mickey Rourke
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"He is a sonofabitch, but he's so talented. I'd work with him again, but this time he'd have to pay me."

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."