Seth Rogen Hopes to Make Cancer Funny


Via the Hollywood Reporter, comes news that actor James McAvoy - who hasnt worked since last summer's "Wanted" has signed on to star as the lead in an "untitled cancer comedy" being produced by Seth Rogen, "Pineapple Express" writer Evan Goldberg and "The Colbert Report" Exec Producer Ben Karlin.

The project was previously titled "Im with Cancer" and stars McAvoy who plays a 25 year old that is diagnosed with cancer. According to THR, the character is based on the experiences of screenwriter Will Reiser, who was diagnosed with cancer and battled it for several years.

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