Liv Tyler Set to Star in Ti West’s New Sci-Fi Thriller ‘The Side Effect’

Not to be confused with Steven Soderbergh’s forthcoming film The Side Effects, horror filmmaker Ti West is venturing into science fiction for his next feature titled The Side Effect. We’ll have a report on his found footage horror anthology V/H/S (part of our Top 10 films to watch at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival) sometime soon, but in the meantime we have word that Liv Tyler (The Fellowship of the Ring, Super) will lead the sci-fi thriller as Catherine Rigby, a woman who spends several months alone in space as an experimental subject for a global pharmaceutical company, and somehow becomes inexplicably pregnant. As Rigby is in isolation in space, paranoia and hysteria reign as the truth behind conception grows more elusive and she remains stranded in space. This won’t be Tyler’s first go round with darker material after starring in James Gunn’s twisted comedy Super and the surprisingly fantastic horror …

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