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Meryl Streep to play a rock star for Diablo Cody and Jonathan Demme

Oscar-statuette inscribers, take note: Meryl Streep might star in a new Jonathan Demme movie scripted by Diablo Cody called Ricky and the Flash. That’s ‘Streep’ with two e’s. According to The Wrap, Streep would play “a woman who abandoned her family when she was younger to find fame and fortune in California.” Variety added this […]

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Trailer Debut: Paradise

The trailer for Diablo Cody’s directorial debut, Paradise, hit the internet recently and it looks unexpectedly… bland. After bursting onto the scene with the screenplay for Juno in 2007, Cody has produced interesting work, including her scripts for Jennifer’s Body and Young Adult, to her great TV series with Toni Collette, The United States Of […]

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Teaser Debut: Evil Dead

The teaser for that Evil Dead remake – no, not the unofficial sequel that was nixed after a lawsuit by the original’s production company – has arrived online. And it is not for the squeamish, though anyone familiar with the series should have figured as much. Produced by former director Sam Raimi and star Bruce Campbell, this newie seems […]

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It’s arrested development – Young Adult review

Young Adult – Starring Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt and Patrick Wilson. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rated M. Originally published January 16, 2012. By Simon Miraudo. Young Adult arrives on DVD and Blu-ray May 16, 2012. Director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody last collaborated on Juno, a film about a teenage girl who thought she was always the smartest person in the room, and who had to […]

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Nick Offerman joins Diablo Cody’s Lamb of God

Ron Swanson himself, Nick Offerman, is set to star in screenwriter Diablo Cody’s directorial debut Lamb of God, Deadline reports. There are no details on his role at this time, but we presume he will play someone manly. Julianne Hough (Footloose) stars as an evangelical young woman who loses her faith after a plane crash, and […]

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Jane Levy to star in Evil Dead remake

Suburgatory star Jane Levy is set to take on the lead role in Fede Alvarez’s remake of The Evil Dead, Deadline reports. Levy’s character, Mia, is the female equivalent of Bruce Campbell‘s Ash from Sam Raimi‘s original Evil Dead trilogy. Having recovered from a recent drug overdose, she and four friends head to a cabin […]

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It’s arrested development – Young Adult review

Young Adult – Starring Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt and Patrick Wilson. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody last collaborated on Juno, a film about a teenage girl who thought she was always the smartest person in the room, and who had to come to terms […]

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Trailer Debut: Young Adult

The first trailer for Young Adult has made its online debut and sees Charlize Theron channelling her inner teenager. Written by Diablo Cody (Juno) and directed by Jason Reitman (Juno, Thank You for Smoking, Up in the Air), it’s the first collaboration for the pair since teaming up to tell the story of that quirky […]

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Russell Brand and Julianne Hough for Diablo Cody’s Lamb of God

Russell Brand and Footloose star Julianne Hough are confirmed to star in Oscar winning screenwriter Diablo Cody’s directorial debut Lamb of God. According to Deadline, former Dancing With The Stars dancer Hough has scored the lead role, as “a sheltered young woman who loses her faith after a plane crash and revels in the decadence […]

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Poster Debut: Young Adult

The poster for director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody’s latest collaboration – Young Adult – has debuted online (courtesy of THR). Their last effort – Juno – earned Cody an Academy Award, as well as Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress (Ellen Page). Hopes are high for this one, then! In […]

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First look at Charlize Theron in Young Adult

The first official image of Charlize Theron in Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody’s upcoming collaboration, Young Adult, has debuted online. Theron stars as Mavis Gary, an unsympathetic ghost writer who heads to her hometown to rediscover her identity, and in the process tries to steal her former high school boyfriend (Patrick Wilson) away from his […]

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Diablo Cody writing Evil Dead remake

Diablo Cody, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Juno, has been hired by Sam Raimi‘s production company Ghost House to work on their remake of The Evil Dead. According to a press release from Ghost House Pictures, Cody will rewrite the original draft of the screenplay penned by Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues. Alvarez will direct the film. […]

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Jason Reitman does not think you’ll like his new film

When your first three films were critically adored box office hits, it’s probably  a wise move to lower people’s expectations about your upcoming flick. Jason Reitman did just that at a Reynolda Film Festival Q&A, where he shared some choice quotes regarding his upcoming collaboration with Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody, titled Young Adult. According to […]

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Johansson and Gordon-Levitt to star in A Zombie’s Lament?

Scarlett Johansson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are loosely attached to star in the Diablo Cody-produced adaptation of S.G. Browne’s novel Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament. Geoff Latulippe (Going the Distance) will adapt the book for the big screen. Here is a brief synopsis of the novel from Browne’s official website: Meet Andy Warner, recently deceased everyman and […]

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Juno’s Reitman and Cody reunite for Young Adult

The creative team behind Juno are set to reteam for the film Young Adult, with Charlize Theron lined up to star. According to Deadline, director Jason Reitman will helm the flick penned by Oscar winning screenwriter Diablo Cody. Deadline also offer a plot synopsis for the film: “Theron plays a ghostwriter of young adult novels […]

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Head to Head – Jennifer’s Body

Welcome to the latest edition of Head to Head, in which our Quickflix critic takes on our readers in a rip-snorting battle to the death! You pick the film, and we pick the fight! This week, Catherine Harry performed an honest-to-blog exorcism on the Megan Fox horror-comedy Jennifer’s Body. For her troubles, she scored a […]

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Jennifer’s Body heading direct-to-DVD in Australia

source: celluloidtongue.blogspot.com The Diablo Cody-penned horror film Jennifer’s Body, once considered a sure-fire hit for Twentieth Century Fox, will now head straight to DVD in Australia following a disastrous run in American cinemas. Honest to blog. The Karyn Kusama directed film, which featured Megan Fox as a demonically possessed cheerleader, grossed a meager $16 million […]

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Would you like to see Megan Fox’s body?

source: filmschoolrejects.comOf course you would. What kind of question is that anyway? Film School Rejects has some scans from the upcoming Empire Magazine article on the Diablo Cody-penned flick Jennifer’s Body, starring the lovely Ms. Fox in all her bloody glory. The film stars Amanda Seyfried as Needy, a plain-Jane high schooler who is best […]

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‘Jennifer’s Body’ Poster Debut – Honest to Blog

source: impawards.com The poster for Diablo Cody’s latest film Jennifer’s Body has landed online, and although it’s sparse, we can deduce that the film will feature both blood and lips. If any actress’ body deserves its own movie, it’s got to be Megan Fox, who stars as the demon-possessed cheerleader Jennifer. Using her feminine wiles, […]

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