Television
Julie Delpy Working On "Cancer Vixen"
By Luis Cuevas
Aug 14, 2013 - 10:04:03 AM

HOLLYWOOD—Actress Julie Delpy is signing on to provide the adapted screenplay for HBO Film’s upcoming “Cancer Vixen.” The “Before Midnight” star and screenwriter will adapt Marisa Acocella Marchetto’s 2006 graphic novel, with Cate Blanchett set to star and executive produce.

 
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Julie Delpy

 

Marchetto tells the story of her 11-month triumphant bout with breast cancer. It goes from the diagnosis stage, to the time she is cured. She begins as a big city cartoonist ready to get married until she finds a lump in her breast.

 

Delpy was the screenwriter for both “Before Midnight” and “Before Sunset.” She also worked behind the camera for the films “2 Days in Paris” and “2 Days in New York.”



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