October 11, 2008 07:33:59 GMT
The Zack of 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno' has been tapped for a supporting role in a new comedy movie where he also serves as producer.
Seth Rogen has been booked to play in "I'm with Cancer". Mandate Pictures have set the 26-year-old as a supporting character in the comedy flick. However, further details about his character have not been revealed at this moment.
Beside nailing the supporting role, Rogen will also serve as the producer of the flick. He will cooperate once more with his writing-producing partner Evan Goldberg. Earlier, he and Goldberg have been set to work together as the co-writers and co-producers of another Mandate Pictures film, "Jay and Seth vs. the Apocalypse" which is expected to launch in 2010.
"I'm with Cancer" is a reflection of screenwriter Will Reiser's real life when he overcame his problem with cancer. The story will center on a 25-year-old who finds out that he has cancer. Coping with his mortality, he decides to use humor in his struggle to cure cancer and keep his sanity intact.