German sales outfit Peppermint has added Killer Queen, a psychological thriller about a man involved in a game of human chess, to its Cannes slate. The film, which starts shooting in summer, is a first feature to be directed by Christian Alvart.

The cast is headed by Norman Reedus, Kim Bodnia and Delphine Chuillot. It is produced by Susanne Kusche, Wolfram Tichy and Screenart Filmproduktion and VIF international Films. Meanwhile, Regina Ziegler' s In Search Of An Impotent Man also joins Peppermint's line up.