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James McAvoy to star in I'm With Cancer

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Washington, (ANI): Scottish actor James McAvoy has signed on to star in Mandate Pictures' comedic adaptation of the Will Reiser novel "I'm With Cancer". Nicole Holofcener will direct the flick, and Seth Rogen, who is also producing, will co-star, reports Variety magazine. McAvoy, 30, will play the part of a 25-year-old who learns that he has cancer and successfully battles the disease over several years.

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.

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