Shaves her head in solidarity with cancer-stricken daughter in film adaptation of My Sister’s Keeper
The film tells the story of the Fitzgerald family, who conceived their youngest child Anna (Abigail Breslin) as a genetic match for Kate (Sofia Vassilieva).
Since the moment she was born, Anna has donated blood, bone marrow and her umbilical cord to help prolong her sister’s life.
In the introduction to the trailer, Abigail provides the voiceover introducing viewers to her character’s plight.
She said: ‘Most babies are accidents. Not me. I was engineered. Born to save my sister’s life…’
Famed for her quirky performances in romantic comedies, Cameron Diaz is set to surprise film fans as she takes a drastically different direction in her new movie.
The actress appears as you have never seen before, playing the mother of three in a moving story about a family living with cancer.
In My Sister’s Keeper, adapted from Jodi Picault’s best-selling book, Cameron’s character Sara shaves off her famous blonde locks in a show of solidarity with her eldest daughter Kate, who is suffering from leukaemia.
The moving film is expected to become the biggest movie tearjerker this year when it is released this summer.
Author Jodi recently admitted fans of her book may be surprised because film producers had changed the ending for the big screen.
She said: ‘Having the ending changed would certainly not have been my choice. I wrote the ending very intentionally because I wanted to leave the reader with a certain message. And changing that ending changes that message.