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McAvoy, Holofcener in cancer comedy

MUMBAI: James McAvoy is in the principal cast will star of Mandate Pictures‘ untitled comedy previously titled I‘m With Cancer that will be directed by Nicole Holofcener.

The film based on the life of the project‘s screenwriter Will Reiser is being produced by Seth Rogen.

The film that will go on the floors in January next year will have McAvoy playing a 25-year-old who comes to know that he has cancer.


Ironically, Reiser was diagnosed with cancer in his mid-20s but successfully battled the disease for several years.

McAvoy had previously starred in Wanted, Atonement and The Last King Of Scotland while Holofcener had earlier directed Lovely And Amazing and Friends With Money.

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