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As a director Nick Cassavetes is probably best known for helming the wildly popular adaption of Nicholas Sparks' life-spanning romance novel The Notebook. The smashing success of that tearjerker led to his helming another devastating drama based on chick lit, 2009's My Sister's Keeper. But for his next venture, Cassavetes is leaving the drama behind and embracing the dark side of comedy. Variety reports Cassavetes has signed on to direct Fox's The Other Woman. Penned by Melissa Stack, the script has been described as First Wives Club for a younger generation. The story centers on a woman in love who is shocked to discover he beau is married. Outraged, she goes to his wife, and the two decide to team up to get revenge on the man who cheated on them both. Last November, Cameron Diaz was attached to star while Kristen Wiig was reportedly in talks. But Variety's »

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