Leading German independent distributor acquires action thriller, starring Ola Rapace [pictured], ahead of AFM along with three other titles.

Tiberius Film has acquired German rights to action thriller Ares from Gaumont.

The French production is being produced by Louis Leterrier and choreographed by the team of The Raid. Currently shooting in Paris, it stars Ola Rapace (Skyfall).

Tiberius has also picked up Liv Corfixen’s documentary My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and two genre outings: Wyrmwood from Altitude Film Sales and Will Canon’s Demonic, written by James Wan and starring Maria Bello and Frank Grillo, from The Weinstein Company.

Wolfgang Carl, managing director of Tiberius Film GmbH, commented: “German action fans will be thrilled by genre hit ARES and we are very happy that we are able to continue our successful cooperation with Nicolas Winding Refn and our partners Gaumont and The Weinstein Company.”