The story is based on the real life experiences of screenwriter Reiser, who won his own fight with cancer in his mid-20s, and he has also penned the script for the movie Holofcener will begin filming in January. Rogen is producing the "Cancer" adaptation with his writing partner Evan Goldberg and former "Daily Show" exec producer Ben Karlin. Reiser will also serve as executive producer on the movie along with Mandate prexy Nathan Kahane. Mandate's Tendo Nagenda will co-produce.
Story first published: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 14:12 [IST]