Patric joins Diaz in "Keeper"

Tue Mar 11, 2008 9:24pm EDT
 
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By Gregg Goldstein

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Jason Patric will play Cameron Diaz's husband in the family drama "My Sister's Keeper," which Nick Cassavetes is shooting in Los Angeles.

Based on Jodi Picoult's novel, the New Line project follows a former district attorney (Diaz) and her fireman husband (Patric) who are sued by their 13-year-old daughter (Abigail Breslin) for emancipation.

The daughter was conceived and underwent several operations to help save her ill older sister (Sofia Vassilieva). Alec Baldwin, Joan Cusack and Thomas Dekker also star.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter