Beverly Hills-based NewFilms International (NFI) has picked up international rights to John Cosgrove'sensemble comedy Caffeine and will commence sales at Cannes next week.

Mena Suvari, Marsha Thomason, Katherine Heigl, Mike Vogel and Breckin Meyerstar in the story of sex, fidelity and forgiveness.

John Cosgrove's feature directorial debut is based on a screenplay by DeanCraig. Cosgrove produced with Jo Levi DiSante.

"This new acquisition marks an exciting addition to our Cannes slate withits unique, authentic look at the lives of its young characters," NFI presidentNesim Hason said.

"We are particularly pleased to enter this distribution alliance with creativefilmmakers such as Cosgrove/Meurer Productions."

The deal was negotiated on behalf of Cosgrove by Ronna Wallace of EastgatePictures.

NFI's Cannes slate includes Jason Ruscio's romance Laura Smiles starring PetraWright and Kip Pardue, and comedy Marie And Bruce, which stars Julianne Mooreand Matthew Broderick.