Summit Scores Rogen & McAvoy Cancer Comedy

Summit Entertainment has acquired North American rights to the previously titled “I’m With Cancer” comedy/drama from Mandate Pictures reports Screen Daily.

James McAvoy (“Wanted,” “Atonement”) stars as a young man diagnosed with cancer who successfully beats the disease. The story is based on the real life of Will Reiser who penned the script.

Seth Rogen stars as his friend while Anna Kendrick and Bryce Dallas Howard also star as their love interests. Jonathan Levine (“The Wackness”) directs while Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Ben Karlin are producing.

Shooting kicks off this month in Vancouver.