Jason Patric (“Speed 2,” “Sleepers”) and Thomas Dekker (TV’s “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” “Heroes”) will join Cameron Diaz and Abigail Breslin in the drama “My Sister’s Keeper” for New Line reports Reuters.
Director Nick Cassavetes’ adaptation of Jodi Picoult’s novel follows a former district attorney (Diaz) and her fireman husband (Patric) who are sued by their 13-year-old daughter (Breslin) for emancipation.
The daughter was conceived and underwent several operations to help save her ill older sister (Sofia Vassilieva). Dekker plays the older sister’s boyfriend and a fellow cancer survivor.
Alec Baldwin and Joan Cusack also star. The film is currently shooting in Los Angeles.