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Blanchett, HBO Team For "Cancer Vixen"

By Garth Franklin Tuesday March 12th 2013 11:06PM
Blanchett, HBO Team For "Cancer Vixen"

Cate Blanchett and HBO Films are teaming to adapt Marisa Acocella Marchetto's graphic novel/memoir "Cancer Vixen: A True Story".

Marchetto, a cartoonist, was planning her wedding when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The book tells the story of her 11-month battle with the disease.

Blanchett will executive produce and star in the project. Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray are on board to executive produce and are meeting with writers to adapt the material.

Source: The Live Feed

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