German sales company peppermint has added another six titles to its new film division's MIFED slate bringing the line-up to 14 films for its market premiere.
Leading the raft of the latest peppermint pickups is US production outfit Interlight's $28m film noir thriller White Jazz, which is currently in pre-production and will be directed by Robert Richardson with Nick Nolte and John Cusack starring. Peppermint will be handling German-speaking and Benelux rights on this James Ellroy adaptation for German rights trader e-m-s new media.
Furthermore, worldwide rights (excluding German speaking territories) will be available for Helkon Media's satire Suck My Dick, Oskar Roehler's latest feature after his multi-award winning No Place To Go (Die Unberuehrbare), and Kinofilm Muenchen's black comedy Tails You Win, Head's You Lose (Haupter Meiner Lieben) by Hans-Guenther Buecking; and worldwide rights (excluding Continental Europe) for Klaus Kraemer's comedy Three Chinamen With A Double Bass (Drei Chinesen Mit Einem Kontrabass).
The latest additions to peppermint's catalogue are rounded off with two Italian language features - Swiss director Denis Rabaglia's road movie Azurro (theatrical and video rights) and Wilma Labate's Domenica for which peppermint holds all rights in German speaking territories (peppermint acquired these rights at the European Film Market in Berlin last February.
Peppermint's new film sales division announced its first titles last week, ranging from Ralf Huettner's Moonlight Tariff (which opened in German cinemas this week) and Bernd-Michael Lade's 12 Past Midnight which opened the International Hof Film Days on October 24.